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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 5 — Mar. 11, 2013
  • pp: 6339–6345

Pupil filters for generation of light sheets

Colin J. R. Sheppard  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 5, pp. 6339-6345 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.006339


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Abstract

Pupil filters for cylindrical (two-dimensional) focusing with extended depth of field are investigated. An important application is in generating light sheets with uniform intensity. Filters for spherical (three-dimensional) focusing with a flat axial intensity, coupled with weak side lobes are also discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1220) Diffraction and gratings : Apertures
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(110.6980) Imaging systems : Transforms
(350.6980) Other areas of optics : Transforms

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: November 29, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 11, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 11, 2013
Published: March 6, 2013

Citation
Colin J. R. Sheppard, "Pupil filters for generation of light sheets," Opt. Express 21, 6339-6345 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-5-6339


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