Multichanneled finite-conjugate imaging

Downing, J., Findlay, E., Muyo, G. and Harvey, A. R. (2012) Multichanneled finite-conjugate imaging. Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics Image Science and Vision, 29(6), pp. 921-927. (doi:10.1364/JOSAA.29.000921) (PMID:22673423)

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Abstract

Multichanneled imaging systems rely on nonredundant images recorded by an array of low-resolution imagers to enable construction of a high-resolution image. We show how the varying degree of redundancy associated with imaging throughout the imaged volume effects image quality. Using ray-traced image simulations and a metric used as a proxy for human perception, we show that robust recovery of high-resolution images can be obtained by avoiding excessive redundancy and that this is a felicitous consequence of typical manufacturing tolerances.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Harvey, Professor Andy
Authors: Downing, J., Findlay, E., Muyo, G., and Harvey, A. R.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics Image Science and Vision
Publisher:Optical Society of America
ISSN:1084-7529
ISSN (Online):1520-8532
Published Online:18 March 2012

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