Superresolution in Scanning Optical Systems

  • Roy Pike
  • Deeph Chana
  • Pelagia Neocleous
  • Shi-hong Jiang
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 87)


In this contribution we describe some approaches which attempt to increase the resolution of optical imaging systems. In particular, we are interested in scanning systems, such as the confocal microscope, using both coherent and fluorescent light, and the optical disc. The basic optical imaging principles of both compact discs and current DVDs and those of a confocal scanning microscope using coherent illumination are very similar and thus some of our considerations can be applied to both. In so far as one might consider a disc system using fluorescent media, even more of the ground would be common.


Point Spread Function Scanning System Strehl Ratio Pupil Plane Linear Integral Operator 
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  • Roy Pike
  • Deeph Chana
  • Pelagia Neocleous
  • Shi-hong Jiang

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