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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 23 — Nov. 9, 2009
  • pp: 21118–21123

Infrared imaging with a wavefront-coded singlet lens

Gonzalo Muyo, Amritpal Singh, Mathias Andersson, David Huckridge, Andrew Wood, and Andrew R. Harvey  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 23, pp. 21118-21123 (2009)

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We describe the use of wavefront coding for the mitigation of optical aberrations in a thermal imaging system. Diffraction-limited imaging is demonstrated with a simple singlet which enables an approximate halving in length and mass of the optical system compared to an equivalent two-element lens.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.3080) Imaging systems : Infrared imaging
(110.4850) Imaging systems : Optical transfer functions
(110.1758) Imaging systems : Computational imaging
(110.7348) Imaging systems : Wavefront encoding

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: September 22, 2009
Revised Manuscript: October 26, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: November 1, 2009
Published: November 5, 2009

Gonzalo Muyo, Amritpal Singh, Mathias Andersson, David Huckridge, Andrew Wood, and Andrew R. Harvey, "Infrared imaging with a wavefront-coded singlet lens," Opt. Express 17, 21118-21123 (2009)

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