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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1072–1074

Usage of turbulence for superresolved imaging

Zeev Zalevsky, Shay Rozental, and Moshe Meller  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 9, pp. 1072-1074 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.001072


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Abstract

We have used the turbulent flow of hot air to improve the diffraction limits of resolution in an imaging system. A time-multiplexing approach was applied and used the turbulent flow near the object to encode its spatially high frequencies. The turbulent perturbations were extracted and numerically implemented to decode the high-resolution image. Experimental verification demonstrated the proposed concept.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution
(110.4850) Imaging systems : Optical transfer functions

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: January 2, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: January 18, 2007
Published: April 3, 2007

Citation
Zeev Zalevsky, Shay Rozental, and Moshe Meller, "Usage of turbulence for superresolved imaging," Opt. Lett. 32, 1072-1074 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-9-1072


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