Asian Journal of Physics Vol 32, Nos 3 & 4 (2023) 137-142

Experimental determination of the MTF of a diffraction limited image forming system: an approximation to the eye pupil characterization

Elena Alonso-Redondo1, Maria L Calvo1, and Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan
1Department of Optics, Faculty of Physical Sciences, Complutense University of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
2School of Optometry and Vision Science and Department of Physics and Electrical and Computing Engineering,
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L3G1
Dedicated to honor of Prof Jay M Enoch

We present results on the design of an optical image forming system. The design will enable us to study small apertures effect in image formation of the eye. The system is designed to operate with various laser sources and to obtain the Modulation transfer function (MTF) dependence with wavelength. It is then extended to characterize the monochromatic MTF function, its spatial dependence on the aperture size of the limited system and the spectral dependence of the optical system response. Computational work is compared with experimental data. © Anita Publications. All rights reserved.
Keywords: Diffraction, Image processing optical systems, Modulation transfer function, Eye pupil.

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