The phase-space description of optical signals is used to design Talbot array illuminators. Array illuminators with arbitrary compression ratio can be designed from simple geometrical transformations of a schematic phase-space diagram without explicit reference to the fractional Talbot effect.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

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