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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 5 — Mar. 10, 2014
  • pp: 4960–4972

Embedded pupil function recovery for Fourier ptychographic microscopy

Xiaoze Ou, Guoan Zheng, and Changhuei Yang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 5, pp. 4960-4972 (2014)

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We develop and test a pupil function determination algorithm, termed embedded pupil function recovery (EPRY), which can be incorporated into the Fourier ptychographic microscopy (FPM) algorithm and recover both the Fourier spectrum of sample and the pupil function of imaging system simultaneously. This EPRY-FPM algorithm eliminates the requirement of the previous FPM algorithm for a priori knowledge of the aberration in the imaging system to reconstruct a high quality image. We experimentally demonstrate the effectiveness of this algorithm by reconstructing high resolution, large field-of-view images of biological samples. We also illustrate that the pupil function we retrieve can be used to study the spatially varying aberration of a large field-of-view imaging system. We believe that this algorithm adds more flexibility to FPM and can be a powerful tool for the characterization of an imaging system’s aberration.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: December 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 12, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: February 17, 2014
Published: February 24, 2014

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Vol. 9, Iss. 5 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Xiaoze Ou, Guoan Zheng, and Changhuei Yang, "Embedded pupil function recovery for Fourier ptychographic microscopy," Opt. Express 22, 4960-4972 (2014)

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