Abstract

New optical configurations for performing general coordinate transformation operations of shear, rotation, and their combination are presented. These configurations consist of refractive spherical and cylindrical lenses that are readily available. Typically, high-resolution imagery can be obtained, depending on the size of the input object, the illumination wavelength, and the f-number of the lenses. Basic and more general configurations are presented, along with experimental results clearly showing image shearing, rotation, and a combination of these with high-quality output imagery.

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