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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2010
  • pp: 928–930

Holographic x-ray image reconstruction through the application of differential and integral operators

Manuel Guizar-Sicairos, Diling Zhu, James R. Fienup, Benny Wu, Andreas Scherz, and Joachim Stöhr  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 7, pp. 928-930 (2010)

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We introduce a noniterative image-reconstruction technique for coherent diffractive imaging. Through the application of differential and integral operators, an extended reference can be used to recover the complex-valued transmissivity of an object, in closed form, from a measurement of its far-field (Fraunhofer) diffraction intensity. We demonstrate the feasibility of this approach, using a reference of a pair of crossed wires and slits, through numerical simulations and a soft x-ray coherent diffractive imaging experiment.

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OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(180.7460) Microscopy : X-ray microscopy
(100.3200) Image processing : Inverse scattering

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: December 15, 2009
Revised Manuscript: January 27, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 29, 2010
Published: March 19, 2010

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Manuel Guizar-Sicairos, Diling Zhu, James R. Fienup, Benny Wu, Andreas Scherz, and Joachim Stöhr, "Holographic x-ray image reconstruction through the application of differential and integral operators," Opt. Lett. 35, 928-930 (2010)

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