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Optical Engineering

Image contrast of subpixel objects
Author(s): George H. Seward
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Paper Abstract

Radiometric relations are developed for a pixel-based optical system. Expressions for the contrast of both full- and subpixel objects are developed. Detector characteristics are incorporated. Object and background orientations are addressed. Both exact and approximate implementations of the modulation transfer function are provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 37(2) doi: 10.1117/1.601872
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 37, Issue 2
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George H. Seward, Innovative Imaging Systems, Inc. (United States)


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