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Optical Engineering

Image Evaluation: Criteria and Applications Paper No. 1: Non-MTF Criteria
Author(s): Edward B. Noffsinger
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Paper Abstract

The study of image evaluation is a complex subject requiring the simultaneous consideration of the object, optical system, detector, and mechanism for processing the detector's signals. Image quality for any given photo-optical system depends upon such diverse considerations as granularity, light scattering, numerical aperture, tone reproduction, the degree of correction in the image-forming optics, etc.

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Date Published: 1 November 1970
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 9(1) 090132 doi: 10.1117/12.7971585
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 9, Issue 1
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Edward B. Noffsinger, Horizons Research Incorporated (United States)


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