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Zeev Zalevsky, Alex Zlotnik: Imaging system and method for providing extended depth of focus, range extraction and super resolved imaging. Xceed Imaging, Browdy and Neimark PLLC, January 12, 2010: US07646549 (112 worldwide citation)

An imaging system is presented for imaging objects within a field of view of the system. The imaging system comprises an imaging lens arrangement, a light detector unit at a certain distance from the imaging lens arrangement, and a control unit connectable to the output of the detection unit. The im ...


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Zeev Zalevsky: Optical method and system for extended depth of focus. Xceed Imaging, Browdy and Neimark PLLC, June 13, 2006: US07061693 (78 worldwide citation)

An imaging arrangement and method for extended the depth of focus are provided. The imaging arrangement comprises an imaging lens having a certain affective aperture, and an optical element associated with said imaging lens. The optical element is configured as a phase-affecting, non-diffractive opt ...


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Javier Garcia, Zeev Zalevsky: Range mapping using speckle decorrelation. Prime Sense, Abelman Frayne & Schwab, October 7, 2008: US07433024 (68 worldwide citation)

A method for mapping includes projecting a primary speckle pattern from an illumination assembly into a target region. A plurality of reference images of the primary speckle pattern are captured at different, respective distances from the illumination assembly in the target region. A test image of t ...


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Alexander Shpunt, Zeev Zalevsky: Depth-varying light fields for three dimensional sensing. Primesense, Abelman Frayne & Schwab, November 1, 2011: US08050461 (62 worldwide citation)

A method for mapping includes projecting onto an object a pattern of multiple spots having respective positions and shapes, such that the positions of the spots in the pattern are uncorrelated, while the shapes share a common characteristic. An image of the spots on the object is captured and proces ...


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Zeev Zalevsky: Optical method and system for extended depth of focus. Xceed Imaging, Browdy and Neimark, April 29, 2008: US07365917 (49 worldwide citation)

An imaging arrangement and method for extended the depth of focus are provided. The imaging arrangement comprises an imaging lens having a certain affective aperture, and an optical element associated with said imaging lens. The optical element is configured as a phase-affecting, non-diffractive opt ...


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David Mendlovic, Zeev Zalevsky, Naim Konforti, Emanuel Marom, Gal Shabtay, Uriel Levy, Sharon Karako: Super-resolving imaging system. Ramot University Authority for Applied Research and Industrial Development, Rosenman & Colin, February 5, 2002: US06344893 (44 worldwide citation)

A super-resolving imaging apparatus employs diffractive optical elements placed on the imaging lens. This element, and the use of a modified Scheimpflug arrangement allow the conversion of degrees of freedom in one axis of a field of view to a larger degree of freedom in another axis in order to obt ...


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Zeev Zalevsky: Optical method and system for extended depth of focus. Xceed Imaging, Browdy and Neimark PLLC, December 28, 2010: US07859769 (35 worldwide citation)

An imaging arrangement and method for extended the depth of focus are provided. The imaging arrangement comprises an imaging lens having a certain affective aperture, and an optical element associated with said imaging lens. The optical element is configured as a phase-affecting, non-diffractive opt ...


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David Mendlovic, Zeev Zalevsky: Method and system for super resolution. Ramot at Tel Aviv University, Ladas and Parry, February 21, 2006: US07003177 (33 worldwide citation)

A method and system for enhancing the resolution of an image sensing device, including the steps of attaching a mask to a panel of detectors in an image sensing device, generating multiple fields of view, related to one another by sub-pixel shifts, acquiring multiple images with the image sensing de ...


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David Mendlovic, Emanuel Marom, Naim Konforti, Zeev Zalevsky, Gal Shabtay: Phase-only filter for generating an arbitrary illumination pattern. Ramot University Authority for Applied Research & Industrial Development, Mark M Friedman, June 1, 1999: US05909312 (27 worldwide citation)

A phase-only filter for approximating a given optical transfer function for monochromatic incoherent light. The filter is designed by solving an integral equation for a phase function, and imposing, on a transparent plate, an optical path length for the incoherent radiation equal, in radians, to the ...


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Yuval Kapellner, Sharon Kapellner, Itzhak Pomerantz, Zeev Zalevsky, Eran Sabo: Image projecting device and method. Explay, Browdy and Neimark PLLC, October 31, 2006: US07128420 (23 worldwide citation)

An image projecting device is presented. The device comprises an SLM pixel arrangement; and two lens arrays. The lens arrays are respectively located at opposite surfaces of the SLM pixel arrangement and are integral with the SLM pixel arrangement, forming together with the SLM pixel arrangement a c ...