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Microsc. Microanal. Microstruct.
Volume 8, Number 1, February 1997
Page(s) 77 - 87
Microsc. Microanal. Microstruct. 8, 77-87 (1997)
DOI: 10.1051/mmm:1997107

Transforms in Optics: The Legacy of P.-M. Duffieux

Peter W. Hawkes

CEMES-LOE du CNRS, BP 4347, 31055 Toulouse Cedex 4, France

The fiftieth anniversary of the publication of the first book on Fourier Optics, by P.-M. Duffieux, is recalled and the roles of the Fourier and many related transforms in image formation and image processing are recapitulated.

4230K - Fourier transform optics.
4230V - Image processing and restoration.

Key words
Fourier transform optics -- image processing -- transforms -- Fourier optics -- image formation -- image processing

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