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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2013
  • pp: 2032–2034

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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.002032


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Abstract

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

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

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Citation
Kedi Wu and Guo Ping Wang, "One-dimensional Fibonacci grating for far-field super-resolution imaging," Opt. Lett. 38, 2032-2034 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-12-2032


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