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    Explain succintly the role diffraction plays in the ultimate resolution of an imaging system.

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    Diffraction is a very curious behavior of waves when they encounter an obstacle or an opening. When the size of the obstacle (or the opening) is large compared to the wavelength, nothing interesting ...

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    The solution explains how diffraction can affect the resolution of an imaging system.