Special Issue "Snapshot Multi-Band Spectral and Polarization Imaging Systems"
A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2018).
Interests: color and multispectral imaging; computational appearance
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Methods and technologies for snapshot, multi-band, spectral and polarization imaging have been researched for several decades, and, in recent years, systems have also been made commercially available.
By “snapshot, multi-band, spectral and polarization imaging”, we think mostly about optical image sensors embedded in a camera-type device, which provide an instantaneous capture of the scene under diverse modalities. We consider specifically multispectral, hyperspectral, polarization within the technology that provide snapshot capacity (spectral filter array, light field/plenoptic cameras, multi-camera setups, etc.). With the beginning of the commercialization of these products, there is a growing interest from end-users of these technologies to understand the nature of the information acquired, the limitations of the technology, and what future directions should be given to research. At the same time, for hardware manufacturers, as well as providers of processing and analysis systems, there is a need for standardization of acquisition and discussions on the quality aspects of such systems. In addition, a great deal of research has been carried out in the optical community to develop new modalities and technologies for optical filters in transmittance (i.e., plasmonic filters). Additionally, new application areas have appeared for such systems.
It seems that the time has come to focus a Special Issue on these topics, so that concerned persons can be aware of the different issues, achievements, and progress from different disciplines on one single issue.
Dr. Jean-Baptiste Thomas
Prof. Jon Yngve Hardeberg
Dr. Dietrich Paulus
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- Multi-band spectral and polarization imaging
- Spectral sensors
- Light field camera
- Spectral filter array
- Polarization imaging