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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 21 — Oct. 8, 2012
  • pp: 24038–24048

Quantitative X-ray wavefront measurements of Fresnel zone plate and K-B mirrors using phase retrieval

Xiaojing Huang, Michael Wojcik, Nicolas Burdet, Isaac Peterson, Graeme R. Morrison, David J. Vine, Daniel Legnini, Ross Harder, Yong S. Chu, and Ian K. Robinson  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 21, pp. 24038-24048 (2012)

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A scanning coherent diffraction imaging method was used to reconstruct the X-ray wavefronts produced by a Fresnel zone plate (FZP) and by Kirkpatrick-Baez (KB) focusing mirrors. The ptychographical measurement was conducted repeatedly by placing a lithographed test sample at different defocused planes. The wavefronts, recovered by phase-retrieval at well-separated planes, show good consistency with numerical propagation results, which provides a self-verification. The validity of the obtained FZP wavefront was further confirmed with theoretical predictions.

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OCIS Codes
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(340.0340) X-ray optics : X-ray optics
(110.3010) Imaging systems : Image reconstruction techniques

ToC Category:
X-ray Optics

Original Manuscript: July 3, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 13, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 4, 2012
Published: October 5, 2012

Xiaojing Huang, Michael Wojcik, Nicolas Burdet, Isaac Peterson, Graeme R. Morrison, David J. Vine, Daniel Legnini, Ross Harder, Yong S. Chu, and Ian K. Robinson, "Quantitative X-ray wavefront measurements of Fresnel zone plate and K-B mirrors using phase retrieval," Opt. Express 20, 24038-24048 (2012)

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