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Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2014
  • pp: 1153–1159

Multi-modal hard x-ray imaging with a laboratory source using selective reflection from a mirror

Daniele Pelliccia and David M. Paganin  »View Author Affiliations

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5, Issue 4, pp. 1153-1159 (2014)

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Multi-modal hard x-ray imaging sensitive to absorption, refraction, phase and scattering contrast is demonstrated using a simple setup implemented with a laboratory source. The method is based on selective reflection at the edge of a mirror, aligned to partially reflect a pencil x-ray beam after its interaction with a sample. Quantitative scattering contrast from a test sample is experimentally demonstrated using this method. Multi-modal imaging of a house fly (Musca domestica) is shown as proof of principle of the technique for biological samples.

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OCIS Codes
(110.4190) Imaging systems : Multiple imaging
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(120.5820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scattering measurements
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(340.7440) X-ray optics : X-ray imaging
(340.7470) X-ray optics : X-ray mirrors

ToC Category:
X-Ray Microscopy and Imaging

Original Manuscript: February 13, 2014
Revised Manuscript: March 8, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 10, 2014
Published: March 12, 2014

Daniele Pelliccia and David M. Paganin, "Multi-modal hard x-ray imaging with a laboratory source using selective reflection from a mirror," Biomed. Opt. Express 5, 1153-1159 (2014)

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