Abstract

We present a direct method based on the sampling theorem for computing eigenwavefronts associated with linear space-invariant imaging systems (including aberrated imaging systems). A potential application of the eigenwavefronts to inverse problems in imaging is discussed. A noise-dependent measure for the information-carrying capacity of an imaging system is also proposed.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

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