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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 7, 2013
  • pp: 23345–23357

Phase retrieval for object and probe using a series of defocus near-field images

A.-L. Robisch and T. Salditt  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 23345-23357 (2013)

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Full field x-ray propagation imaging can be severely deteriorated by wave front aberrations. Here we present an extension of ptychographic phase retrieval with simultaneous probe and object reconstruction suitable for the near-field diffractive imaging setting. Update equations used to iteratively solve the phase problem from a set of near-field images in view of reconstruction both object and probe are derived. The algorithm is tested based on numerical simulations including photon shot noise. The results indicate that the approach provides an efficient way to overcome restrictive idealizations of the illumination wave in the near-field (propagation) imaging.

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OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(340.7440) X-ray optics : X-ray imaging

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: June 19, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 9, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 25, 2013
Published: September 25, 2013

A.-L. Robisch and T. Salditt, "Phase retrieval for object and probe using a series of defocus near-field images," Opt. Express 21, 23345-23357 (2013)

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