Expand this Topic clickable element to expand a topic
Skip to content
Optica Publishing Group

Light field photography, microscopy, and illumination

Not Accessible

Your library or personal account may give you access

Abstract

The light field is a four-dimensional function representing radiance along rays. By inserting a microlens array into the optical train of an ordinary microscope, we can record these light fields. From these we can generate perspective views, refocused images, focal stacks, and volume data. Inserting a similar array into a microscope’s illumination path, we can control the light falling on a specimen in space and angle. This control can be used to simulate exotic microscope illumination modalities, to increase the contrast of ordinary fluorescence microscopy, and to correct digitally for optical aberrations in a microscope imaging system.

© 2010 OSA, SPIE

PDF Article
More Like This
Light Field Photography and Microscopy

Marc Levoy
JWA3 Adaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications (AOPT) 2009

Digital Correction of Lens Aberrations In Light Field Photography

Ren Ng and Patrick M. Hanrahan
WB2 International Optical Design Conference (IODC) 2006

Light Field Imaging Spectrometer: Conceptual Design and Simulated Performance

Zhiliang Zhou, Yan Yuan, and Bin Xiangli
FThM3 Frontiers in Optics (FiO) 2010

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Select as filters


Select Topics Cancel
© Copyright 2022 | Optica Publishing Group. All Rights Reserved