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Model theory of partially coherent imagery
Author(s): Andrey S. Ostrovsky; Obdulio Ramos Romero; Gabriel C. Martinez-Niconoff; Julio C. Ramirez San Juan
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Paper Abstract

The process of image formation in optical systems with partially coherent illumination is represented as a superposition of completely coherent modal images. Two modal representations of a partially coherent imaging system are given. The basic concepts are illustrated by an example of calculating the image intensity distribution.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 2001
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4436, Wave-Optical Systems Engineering, (21 December 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.451289
Show Author Affiliations
Andrey S. Ostrovsky, Univ. Autonoma de Puebla (Mexico)
Obdulio Ramos Romero, Univ. Autonoma de Puebla (Mexico)
Gabriel C. Martinez-Niconoff, Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica (Mexico)
Julio C. Ramirez San Juan, Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica, Optica y Electronica (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4436:
Wave-Optical Systems Engineering
Frank Wyrowski, Editor(s)

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