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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2007
  • pp: 169–178

Validation of radiographic simulation codes including x-ray phase effects for millimeter-size objects with micrometer structures

Harry E. Martz, Jr., Bernard J. Kozioziemski, Sean K. Lehman, Stefan Hau-Riege, Daniel J. Schneberk, and Anton Barty  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 169-178 (2007)

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The mix between x-ray phase and attenuation information needs to be understood for accurate object recovery from radiography and tomography data. We are researching and experimentally validating algorithms that simulate x-ray phase contrast to determine the required physics necessary for quantitative object recovery. The results of a study are described to determine if a multislice (beam-propagation) method is required for simulating x-ray radiographs. We conclude that the multislice method is not required for accurate simulation of greater than or equal to 8 keV x-ray radiographs of millimeter-size objects with micrometer structures.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.2960) Image processing : Image analysis
(100.2980) Image processing : Image enhancement
(110.2970) Imaging systems : Image detection systems
(110.7440) Imaging systems : X-ray imaging
(180.7460) Microscopy : X-ray microscopy

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Original Manuscript: March 22, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 27, 2006

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Harry E. Martz, Jr., Bernard J. Kozioziemski, Sean K. Lehman, Stefan Hau-Riege, Daniel J. Schneberk, and Anton Barty, "Validation of radiographic simulation codes including x-ray phase effects for millimeter-size objects with micrometer structures," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 169-178 (2007)

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