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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 13 — Jun. 20, 2011
  • pp: 12066–12073

Single-distance phase retrieval at large phase shifts

Julian Moosmann, Ralf Hofmann, and Tilo Baumbach  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 13, pp. 12066-12073 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.012066


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Abstract

For coherent X-ray imaging of pure phase objects we study the reliability of linear relations in phase-retrieval algorithms based on a single intensity map after free-space propagation. For large phase changes and/or large propagation distances we propose two venues of working beyond linearity: Projection onto an effective, linear and local model in Fourier space and expansion of intensity contrast in powers of object-detector distance. We apply both algorithms successfully to simulated data.

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OCIS Codes
(100.2960) Image processing : Image analysis
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(340.7440) X-ray optics : X-ray imaging

ToC Category:
Image Processing

History
Original Manuscript: March 21, 2011
Revised Manuscript: May 17, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 23, 2011
Published: June 7, 2011

Citation
Julian Moosmann, Ralf Hofmann, and Tilo Baumbach, "Single-distance phase retrieval at large phase shifts," Opt. Express 19, 12066-12073 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-13-12066


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