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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2002
  • pp: 2194–2202

Hybrid diffraction tomography without phase information

Greg Gbur and Emil Wolf  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 19, Issue 11, pp. 2194-2202 (2002)

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We introduce a hybrid tomographic method, based on recent investigations concerning the connection between computed tomography and diffraction tomography, that allows direct reconstruction of scattering objects from intensity measurements. This technique is noniterative and is intuitively easier to understand and easier to implement than some other methods described in the literature. The manner in which the new method reduces to computed tomography at short wavelengths is discussed. Numerical examples of reconstructions are presented.

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OCIS Codes
(110.6960) Imaging systems : Tomography
(290.3200) Scattering : Inverse scattering

Greg Gbur and Emil Wolf, "Hybrid diffraction tomography without phase information," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 19, 2194-2202 (2002)

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