Abstract

A proper assessment of image quality in terms of optical transfer functions requires that the phase angle, as well as the absolute value of the OTF be taken into account. This paper discusses one procedure for accounting for phase in image-quality evaluation.

© 1968 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
More Like This
Interpretation of the optical transfer function: Significance for image scanning microscopy

Colin J. R. Sheppard, Stephan Roth, Rainer Heintzmann, Marco Castello, Giuseppe Vicidomini, Rui Chen, Xudong Chen, and Alberto Diaspro
Opt. Express 24(24) 27280-27287 (2016)

Measurement of Optical Transfer Function by its Moments*

G. R. V. Kumar and K. Sayanagi
J. Opt. Soc. Am. 58(10) 1369-1374 (1968)

Flare and Optical Transfer Function

K. Rosenhauer and K. Rosenbruch
Appl. Opt. 7(2) 283-287 (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 Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica 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 Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

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

Equations (10)

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

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