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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 12 — Nov. 10, 2009

Resolution-enhanced integral imaging microscopy that uses lens array shifting

Young-Tae Lim, Jae-Hyeung Park, Ki-Chul Kwon, and Nam Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 21, pp. 19253-19263 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.019253


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Abstract

A resolution-enhanced integral imaging microscope that uses lens array shifting is proposed in this study. The lens shift method maintains the same field of view of the reconstructed orthographic view images with increased spatial density. In this study, multiple sets of the elemental images were captured with horizontal and vertical shifts of the micro lens array and combined together to form a single set of the elemental images. From the combined elemental images, orthographic view images and depth slice images of the microscopic specimen were generated with enhanced resolution.

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OCIS Codes
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(170.0110) Medical optics and biotechnology : Imaging systems
(180.6900) Microscopy : Three-dimensional microscopy

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: August 11, 2009
Revised Manuscript: October 1, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: October 7, 2009
Published: October 9, 2009

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Vol. 4, Iss. 12 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Young-Tae Lim, Jae-Hyeung Park, Ki-Chul Kwon, and Nam Kim, "Resolution-enhanced integral imaging microscopy that uses lens array shifting," Opt. Express 17, 19253-19263 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-21-19253


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