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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 24 — Nov. 28, 2005
  • pp: 9858–9868

Single snap-shot double field optical zoom

Zeev Zalevsky and Alexander Zlotnik  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 24, pp. 9858-9868 (2005)

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In this paper we present a new approach providing super resolved imaging at the center of the field of view and yet allowing seeing the remaining of the original field of view with the original resolution. This operation resembles optical zooming while the zoomed and the non zoomed images are obtained simultaneously. This is obtained by taking a single snap shot and using a single imaging lens. The technique utilizes a special static/still coding element and a post processing algorithmic, without any mechanical movements.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution
(170.1630) Medical optics and biotechnology : Coded aperture imaging

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: September 7, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 3, 2005
Published: November 28, 2005

Zeev Zalevsky and Alexander Zlotnik, "Single snap-shot double field optical zoom," Opt. Express 13, 9858-9868 (2005)

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