Abstract

A single-lens imaging system is described that provides spatial frequency filtering to an extended incoherent light source. Two ways to calculate the modified image are considered: First, the image is derived from the filtered diffraction pattern by Fourier synthesis. Second, the convolution of the object function with a Fourier transform of the filter function has to be evaluated with regard to a phase function that corresponds to the light source position.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Non-local orientation filtered imaging with incoherent light source

Ke Xiao, Lu Gao, Hanquan Song, Xiaoman Qi, and Lixiang Chen
Opt. Express 26(22) 29401-29410 (2018)

Source sampling for incoherent imaging and spatial filtering

Joseph van der Gracht and William T. Rhodes
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 6(8) 1165-1167 (1989)

Optical Filtering to Compensate for Degradation of Radiographic Images Produced by Extended Sources

John B. Minkoff, Sadek K. Hilal, William F. Konig, Moses Arm, and Louis B. Lambert
Appl. Opt. 7(4) 633-641 (1968)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (2)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (55)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription