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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1461–1463

Single-step absorption and phase retrieval with polychromatic x rays using a spectral detector

Doğa Gürsoy and Mini Das  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 9, pp. 1461-1463 (2013)

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In this Letter, we present a single-step method to simultaneously retrieve x-ray absorption and phase images valid for a broad range of imaging energies and material properties. Our method relies on the availability of spectrally resolved intensity measurements, which is now possible using semiconductor x-ray photon counting detectors. The retrieval method is derived and presented, with results showing good agreement.

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

ToC Category:
X-ray Optics

Original Manuscript: January 17, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 17, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 19, 2013
Published: April 26, 2013

Doğa Gürsoy and Mini Das, "Single-step absorption and phase retrieval with polychromatic x rays using a spectral detector," Opt. Lett. 38, 1461-1463 (2013)

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