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Fresnel coherent diffraction tomography

C. T. Putkunz, M. A. Pfeifer, A. G. Peele, G. J. Williams, H. M. Quiney, B. Abbey, K. A. Nugent, and I. McNulty  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 11, pp. 11746-11753 (2010)

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Tomographic coherent imaging requires the reconstruction of a series of two-dimensional projections of the object. We show that using the solution for the image of one projection as the starting point for the reconstruction of the next projection offers a reliable and rapid approach to the image reconstruction. The method is demonstrated on simulated and experimental data. This technique also simplifies reconstructions using data with curved incident wavefronts.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(340.7440) X-ray optics : X-ray imaging
(340.7460) X-ray optics : X-ray microscopy

ToC Category:
X-ray Optics

Original Manuscript: February 17, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 8, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 4, 2010
Published: May 19, 2010

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Vol. 5, Iss. 10 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

C. T. Putkunz, M. A. Pfeifer, A. G. Peele, G. J. Williams, H. M. Quiney, B. Abbey, K. A. Nugent, and I. McNulty, "Fresnel coherent diffraction tomography," Opt. Express 18, 11746-11753 (2010)

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