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Application Of The Fast Fourier Transform To The Calculation Of The Optical Transfer Function
Author(s): S. H. Lerman
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Paper Abstract

The calculation of the optical transfer function from lens design data by digital computer has become common today. The optical transfer function describes the imaging of a spatial sine wave by the optical system. The amplitude of a sine wave is described by the modulation, M, given by the equation

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1968
PDF: 22 pages
Proc. SPIE 0013, Modulation Transfer Function, (1 September 1968); doi: 10.1117/12.946752
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S. H. Lerman, ITEK Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0013:
Modulation Transfer Function
Robert R. Shannon; Richard J. Wollensak, Editor(s)

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