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|A foveated imaging system using a relatively simple optical imaging system with a spatial light modulator located at or near a pupil plane to correct aberrations. Maximum resolution is obtained for a limited region defined by a single fixation point (a foveal region) within the field of view. The fixation point can be changed manually, by using a predetermined scan pattern, or automatically varied for surveillance or tracking applications.
|STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.