The stochastic transfer function: Noise performance and bandwidth of optical microscopes

K. Hsu, Michael Geoffrey Somekh, M. C. Pitter

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The stochastic transfer function extends the concept of the conventional transfer function by incorporating noise statistics. This provides a convenient and standardized metric to assess noise performance for a diverse range of resolution enhancement techniques.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNovel Techniques in Microscopy, NTM 2009
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventNovel Techniques in Microscopy, NTM 2009 - Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 26 Apr 200930 Apr 2009


ConferenceNovel Techniques in Microscopy, NTM 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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