Editor's Picks Collection: Image Science

To honor OSA's centennial, JOSA A Centennial Editor Bahaa Saleh selected articles from a variety of topic areas that reflect the progression of each area over the journal's history. Below is a collection of articles in the area of Image Science.

Note that this selection of articles is not meant to be exhaustive but authoritative, showing that significant contributions were made and continue to be made in this area.

  1. Formation of Optical Images by X-Rays
    Paul Kirkpatrick and A. V. Baez
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. 38(9) 766-774 (1948)
  2. Bayesian-Based Iterative Method of Image Restoration
    William Hadley Richardson
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. 62(1) 55-59 (1972)
  3. Restoring with Maximum Likelihood and Maximum Entropy
    B. Roy Frieden
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. 62(4) 511-518 (1972)
  4. Deterministic phase retrieval: a Green's function solution
    Michael Reed Teague
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. 73(11) 1434-1441 (1983)
  5. Reconstruction of a complex-valued object from the modulus of its Fourier transform using a support constraint
    J. R. Fienup
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 4(1) 118-123 (1987)
  6. Objective assessment of image quality: effects of quantum noise and object variability
    Harrison H. Barrett
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 7(7) 1266-1278 (1990)
  7. Robust two-dimensional weighted and unweighted phase unwrapping that uses fast transforms and iterative methods
    Dennis C. Ghiglia and Louis A. Romero
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 11(1) 107-117 (1994)
  8. Light propagation through nanometer-sized structures: the two-dimensional-aperture scanning near-field optical microscope
    L. Novotny, D. W. Pohl, and P. Regli
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 11(6) 1768-1779 (1994)
  9. Saturated patterned excitation microscopy—a concept for optical resolution improvement
    Rainer Heintzmann, Thomas M. Jovin, and Christoph Cremer
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 19(8) 1599-1609 (2002)
  10. High-resolution ab initio three-dimensional x-ray diffraction microscopy
    Henry N. Chapman, Anton Barty, Stefano Marchesini, Aleksandr Noy, Stefan P. Hau-Riege, Congwu Cui, Malcolm R. Howells, Rachel Rosen, Haifeng He, John C.H. Spence, Uwe Weierstall, Tobias Beetz, Chris Jacobsen, and David Shapiro
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23(5) 1179-1200 (2006)