27 November 2017 Contrast optimization: a faster and better technique for optimizing on MTF
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Proceedings Volume 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017; 1059014 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2292761
Event: International Optical Design Conference - IODC 2017, 2017, Denver, United States
Abstract
Our new Contrast Optimization technique allows for robust and efficient optimization on the system MTF at a given spatial frequency. The method minimizes the wavefront differences between pairs of rays separated by a pupil shift corresponding to the targeted spatial frequency, which maximizes the MTF. Further computational efficiency is achieved by using Gaussian Quadrature to determine the pattern of rays sampled. Examples are given to demonstrate the advantages of the technique.
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Ken Moore, Erin Elliott, Mark Nicholson, Chris Normanshire, Shawn Gay, Jade Aiona, "Contrast optimization: a faster and better technique for optimizing on MTF", Proc. SPIE 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017, 1059014 (27 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2292761; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2292761
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