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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 7 — Aug. 1, 2013

One-dimensional Fibonacci grating for far-field super-resolution imaging

Kedi Wu and Guo Ping Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 12, pp. 2032-2034 (2013)

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One-dimensional Fibonacci gratings are used to transform evanescent waves into propagating waves for far-field super-resolution imaging. By detecting far-field intensity distributions of light through objects in front of the Fibonacci grating in free space, we can observe the objects with nearly λ/9 spatial resolution. Analytical results are verified by numerical simulations. We also discuss the effect of sampling error on imaging resolution of the system.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: April 17, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 8, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 9, 2013
Published: June 4, 2013

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Vol. 8, Iss. 7 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Kedi Wu and Guo Ping Wang, "One-dimensional Fibonacci grating for far-field super-resolution imaging," Opt. Lett. 38, 2032-2034 (2013)

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