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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2007
  • pp: 536–547

X-ray noninterferometric phase imaging: a unified picture

Keith A. Nugent  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 536-547 (2007)

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A unified theory of noninterferometric phase recovery based on the so-called ambiguity function is introduced. The theory is used to analyze previously published techniques and unify them with the methods of phase-space tomography applicable to partially coherent data. The theory is then used to propose some new approaches to noninterferometric phase recovery.

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OCIS Codes
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory
(340.6720) X-ray optics : Synchrotron radiation
(340.7440) X-ray optics : X-ray imaging

ToC Category:
X-ray Optics

Original Manuscript: July 10, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 28, 2006

Keith A. Nugent, "X-ray noninterferometric phase imaging: a unified picture," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 536-547 (2007)

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