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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 9 — Apr. 25, 2011
  • pp: 8127–8134

Quantitative phase imaging with polychromatic x-ray sources

Mac B. Luu, Benedicta D. Arhatari, Chanh Q. Tran, Eugeniu Balaur, Bao T. Pham, Nghia T. Vo, Bo Chen, Corey T. Putkunz, Nigel Kirby, Stephen Mudie, and Andrew G. Peele  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 9, pp. 8127-8134 (2011)

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We introduce theoretically and demonstrate experimentally a contrast transfer function based phase retrieval algorithm that reconstructs the projected thickness of an homogeneous sample using a polychromatic x-ray source. We show excellent quantitative recovery of test samples in 2D using a synchrotron source with significant harmonic contamination, and in 3D using a laboratory source.

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OCIS Codes
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(340.0340) X-ray optics : X-ray optics
(340.7440) X-ray optics : X-ray imaging

ToC Category:
X-ray Optics

Original Manuscript: February 8, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 5, 2011
Published: April 13, 2011

Mac B. Luu, Benedicta D. Arhatari, Chanh Q. Tran, Eugeniu Balaur, Bao T. Pham, Nghia T. Vo, Bo Chen, Corey T. Putkunz, Nigel Kirby, Stephen Mudie, and Andrew G. Peele, "Quantitative phase imaging with polychromatic x-ray sources," Opt. Express 19, 8127-8134 (2011)

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