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Analyzing CTF of Print by MTF of Paper
  DOI :  10.2352/J.ImagingSci.Technol.1998.42.6.art00017  Published OnlineNovember 1998
Abstract

Image quality of print is dependent on the paper characteristics. However, there are relatively few studies on the imaging characteristics of paper. In a previous report, we introduced a new method for measuring the modulation transfer function (MTF) of paper. In this report, a contrast transfer function (CTF) of print is introduced. We find that the CTF of print, CTFprint(ω), can be expressed by a simple function of the MTF of paper, MTFpaper(ω): CTFprint(ω) = [1 + MTFpaper(ω)]/2. The CTF of print predicted by the function was approximately same as the measured CTF of print.

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Shinichi Inoue, Norimichi Tsumura, Yoichi Miyake, "Analyzing CTF of Print by MTF of Paperin Journal of Imaging Science and Technology,  1998,  pp 572 - 576,  https://doi.org/10.2352/J.ImagingSci.Technol.1998.42.6.art00017

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