A Team of Physicists Dispels Rayleigh's Curse (image) Universidad Complutense de Madrid Share Print E-Mail Caption Optical resolution is the ability of an imaging system to distinguish between closely spaced objects. In the picture, we show two points separated by the Rayleigh's limit, as observed in the experiment. Credit Martin Paúr - Palacký University. Usage Restrictions Image may only be used with appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.