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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 20 — Oct. 7, 2013
  • pp: 23671–23679

X-ray phase tomography of a moving object

Yongjin Sung and Rajiv Gupta  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 20, pp. 23671-23679 (2013)

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We propose an algorithm for tomographic reconstruction of the refractive index map of an object translated across a fan-shaped X-ray beam. We adopt a forward image model valid under the non-paraxial condition, and use a unique mapping of the acquired projection images to reduce the computational cost. Even though the imaging setup affords only a limited angular coverage, our algorithm provides accurate refractive index values by employing the positivity and piecewise-smoothness constraints.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6950) Image processing : Tomographic image processing
(340.7440) X-ray optics : X-ray imaging
(290.5825) Scattering : Scattering theory

ToC Category:
X-ray Optics

Original Manuscript: July 25, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 2, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 13, 2013
Published: September 27, 2013

Yongjin Sung and Rajiv Gupta, "X-ray phase tomography of a moving object," Opt. Express 21, 23671-23679 (2013)

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