1 May 1971 High-Resolution Holographic Image Deblurring Methods
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Greatly sharpened images may be extracted from photographs which have been blurred either by accident (motion, imperfect focus, atmospheric turbulence, etc. ) or deliberately, for instance when 'coded' in view of special image processing or synthesis applications. Four image deblurring methods may be distinguished: I. Coherent optical analogue processing, 2. Incoherent optical analogue processing (non-electronic ), 3. Incoherent opto-electronic analogue processing and 4. Digital computer processing. A general review of the field may be found in reference (1). In this paper, we give a brief review of the principles of the holographic image deblurring methods, originated by the author with students in 1967, and now implemented in a number of forms, all of which appear to indicate that this method of coherent optical analogue image processing is probably the most powerful image-deblurring method at this time, notably in view of high-resolution image-restoration applications.
George W. Stroke, George W. Stroke, } "High-Resolution Holographic Image Deblurring Methods," Optical Engineering 9(4), 904131 (1 May 1971). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7971551 . Submission:


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