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Computational superposition compound eye imaging for extended depth-of-field and field-of-view

Tomoya Nakamura, Ryoichi Horisaki, and Jun Tanida  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 25, pp. 27482-27495 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.027482


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Abstract

This paper describes a superposition compound eye imaging system for extending the depth-of-field (DOF) and the field-of-view (FOV) using a spherical array of erect imaging optics and deconvolution processing. This imaging system had a three-dimensionally space-invariant point spread function generated by the superposition optics. A sharp image with a deep DOF and a wide FOV could be reconstructed by deconvolution processing with a single filter from a single captured image. The properties of the proposed system were confirmed by ray-trace simulations.

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OCIS Codes
(220.1000) Optical design and fabrication : Aberration compensation
(110.1758) Imaging systems : Computational imaging

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: September 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 2, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 14, 2012
Published: November 27, 2012

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Vol. 8, Iss. 1 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Tomoya Nakamura, Ryoichi Horisaki, and Jun Tanida, "Computational superposition compound eye imaging for extended depth-of-field and field-of-view," Opt. Express 20, 27482-27495 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-25-27482


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