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A phase space approach to imaging from limited data
Author(s): Markus E. Testorf
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Paper Abstract

The optical instrument function is used as the basis to develop optical system theory for imaging applications. The detection of optical signals is conveniently described as the overlap integral of the Wigner distribution functions of instrument and optical signal. Based on this framework various optical imaging systems, including plenoptic cameras, phase-retrieval algorithms, and Shack-Hartman sensors are shown to acquire information about a domain in phase-space, with finite extension and finite resolution. It is demonstrated how phase space optics can be used both to analyze imaging systems, as well as for designing methods for image reconstruction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 September 2015
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 9600, Image Reconstruction from Incomplete Data VIII, 960009 (21 September 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2189138
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Markus E. Testorf, Dartmouth College (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9600:
Image Reconstruction from Incomplete Data VIII
Philip J. Bones; Michael A. Fiddy; Rick P. Millane, Editor(s)

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