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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 25 — Dec. 11, 2006
  • pp: 12076–12084

Artificial compound eye applying hyperacuity

Andreas Brückner, Jacques Duparré, Andreas Bräuer, and Andreas Tünnermann  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 25, pp. 12076-12084 (2006)

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Inspired by the natural phenomenon of hyperacuity, redundant sampling in combination with the knowledge about the impulse response of the imaging system is used to extract highly accurate information using a low resolving artificial apposition compound eye. Thus the implementation of a precise position detection for simple objects like point sources and edges is described.

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OCIS Codes
(040.1240) Detectors : Arrays
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(150.0150) Machine vision : Machine vision
(330.1070) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision - acuity
(330.1880) Vision, color, and visual optics : Detection
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: September 15, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 29, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: December 1, 2006
Published: December 11, 2006

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Andreas Brückner, Jacques Duparré, Andreas Bräuer, and Andreas Tünnermann, "Artificial compound eye applying hyperacuity," Opt. Express 14, 12076-12084 (2006)

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