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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2006
  • pp: 1359–1368

Multispectral intensity diffraction tomography reconstruction theory: quasi-nondispersive objects

Mark A. Anastasio, Daxin Shi, and Greg Gbur  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 23, Issue 6, pp. 1359-1368 (2006)

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A multispectral intensity diffraction tomography (I-DT) reconstruction theory for quasi-nondispersive scattering objects is developed and investigated. By “quasi-nondispersive” we refer to an object that is characterized by a refractive index distribution that is approximately nondispersive over a predefined finite temporal frequency interval in which the tomographic measurements are acquired. The scanning requirements and measurement data are shown to be different than in conventional I-DT. Unlike conventional I-DT that requires intensity measurements on a pair of detector planes for each probing wave field, this new method uses measurements on a single detector plane at two frequencies. Computer simulation studies are conducted to demonstrate the method.

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OCIS Codes
(110.6960) Imaging systems : Tomography
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(290.3200) Scattering : Inverse scattering

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Original Manuscript: June 28, 2005
Revised Manuscript: December 12, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: December 18, 2005

Mark A. Anastasio, Daxin Shi, and Greg Gbur, "Multispectral intensity diffraction tomography reconstruction theory: quasi-nondispersive objects," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 1359-1368 (2006)

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