OSA's Digital Library

Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

| EXPLORING THE INTERFACE OF LIGHT AND BIOMEDICINE

  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 10 — Nov. 8, 2013

XUV coherent diffraction imaging in reflection geometry with low numerical aperture

Michael Zürch, Christian Kern, and Christian Spielmann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 18, pp. 21131-21147 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.021131


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (1649 KB) Open Access





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We present an experimental realization of coherent diffraction imaging in reflection geometry illuminating the sample with a laser driven high harmonic generation (HHG) based XUV source. After recording the diffraction pattern in reflection geometry, the data must be corrected before the image can be reconstructed with a hybrid-input-output (HIO) algorithm. In this paper we present a detailed investigation of sources of spoiling the reconstructed image due to the nonlinear momentum transfer, errors in estimating the angle of incidence on the sample, and distortions by placing the image off center in the computation grid. Finally we provide guidelines for the necessary parameters to realize a satisfactory reconstruction within a spatial resolution in the range of one micron for an imaging scheme with a numerical aperture NA < 0.03.

© 2013 OSA

OCIS Codes
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(110.0180) Imaging systems : Microscopy
(110.1650) Imaging systems : Coherence imaging
(110.7440) Imaging systems : X-ray imaging
(190.4160) Nonlinear optics : Multiharmonic generation
(260.7200) Physical optics : Ultraviolet, extreme

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: May 7, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 15, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 21, 2013
Published: September 3, 2013

Virtual Issues
Vol. 8, Iss. 10 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Michael Zürch, Christian Kern, and Christian Spielmann, "XUV coherent diffraction imaging in reflection geometry with low numerical aperture," Opt. Express 21, 21131-21147 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-18-21131


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. D. Attwood, Soft X-rays and Extreme Ultraviolet Radiation (Cambridge University Press, 1999), Chap. 9.
  2. H. N. Chapman, A. Barty, M. Bogan, S. Boutet, M. Frank, S. P. Hau-Riege, S. Marchesini, B. Woods, S. Bajt, W. H. Benner, R. London, E. Ploenjes-Palm, M. Kuhlmann, R. Treusch, S. Dusterer, T. Tschentscher, J. Schneider, E. Spiller, T. Moller, C. Bostedt, M. Hoener, D. Shapiro, K. O. Hodgson, D. van der Spoel, F. Burmeister, M. Bergh, C. Caleman, G. Huldt, M. Seibert, F. Maia, R. Lee, A. Szoke, N. Timneanu, and J. Hajdu, “Femtosecond diffractive imaging with a soft-X-ray free-electron laser,” Nat. Phys.2(12), 839–843 (2006). [CrossRef]
  3. J. Miao, R. L. Sandberg, and C. Song, “Coherent X-Ray Diffraction Imaging,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron.18(1), 399–410 (2012). [CrossRef]
  4. J. R. Fienup, “Phase retrieval algorithms: a personal tour,” Appl. Opt.52(1), 45–56 (2013). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. B. Abbey, L. W. Whitehead, H. M. Quiney, D. J. Vine, G. A. Cadenazzi, C. A. Henderson, K. A. Nugent, E. Balaur, C. T. Putkunz, A. G. Peele, G. J. Williams, and I. McNulty, “Lensless imaging using broadband x-ray sources,” Nat. Photonics5(7), 420–424 (2011). [CrossRef]
  6. H. N. Chapman, S. Bajt, A. Barty, W. H. Benner, M. J. Bogan, S. Boutet, A. Cavalleri, S. Duesterer, M. Frank, J. Hajdu, S. P. Hau-Riege, B. Iwan, S. Marchesini, A. Sakdinawat, K. Sokolowski-Tinten, M. M. Seibert, N. Timneanu, R. Truesch, and B. W. Woods, “Coherent imaging at FLASH,” J. Phys. Conf. Ser.186, 012051 (2009). [CrossRef]
  7. R. L. Sandberg, C. Song, P. W. Wachulak, D. A. Raymondson, A. Paul, B. Amirbekian, E. Lee, A. E. Sakdinawat, C. La-O-Vorakiat, M. C. Marconi, C. S. Menoni, M. M. Murnane, J. J. Rocca, H. C. Kapteyn, and J. Miao, “High numerical aperture tabletop soft x-ray diffraction microscopy with 70-nm resolution,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.105(1), 24–27 (2008). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  8. M. D. Seaberg, D. E. Adams, E. L. Townsend, D. A. Raymondson, W. F. Schlotter, Y. Liu, C. S. Menoni, L. Rong, C.-C. Chen, J. Miao, H. C. Kapteyn, and M. M. Murnane, “Ultrahigh 22 nm resolution coherent diffractive imaging using a desktop 13 nm high harmonic source,” Opt. Express19(23), 22470–22479 (2011). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  9. S. Marathe, S. S. Kim, S. N. Kim, C. Kim, H. C. Kang, P. V. Nickles, and D. Y. Noh, “Coherent diffraction surface imaging in reflection geometry,” Opt. Express18(7), 7253–7262 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. J. R. Fienup, “Reconstruction of a complex-valued object from the modulus of its Fourier transform using a support constraint,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A4(1), 118–123 (1987). [CrossRef]
  11. Ch. Spielmann, M. Zürch, “Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Erzeugung einer schmalbandigen, kurzwelligen, kohärenten Laserstrahlung”, patent pending DE102012022961.5 (2012).
  12. D. J. Vine, D. Pelliccia, C. Holzner, S. B. Baines, A. Berry, I. McNulty, S. Vogt, A. G. Peele, and K. A. Nugent, “Simultaneous X-ray fluorescence and ptychographic microscopy of Cyclotella meneghiniana,” Opt. Express20(16), 18287–18296 (2012). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  13. S. Marchesini, H. N. Chapman, S. P. Hau-Riege, R. A. London, A. Szoke, H. He, M. R. Howells, H. Padmore, R. Rosen, J. C. H. Spence, and U. Weierstall, “Coherent X-ray diffractive imaging: applications and limitations,” Opt. Express11(19), 2344–2353 (2003). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  14. J. Miao, D. Sayre, and H. N. Chapman, “Phase retrieval from the magnitude of the Fourier transforms of nonperiodic objects,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A15(6), 1662–1669 (1998). [CrossRef]
  15. T. Sun, Z. Jiang, J. Strzalka, L. Ocola, and J. Wang, “Three-dimensional coherent X-ray surface scattering imaging near total external reflection,” Nat. Photonics6(9), 588–590 (2012). [CrossRef]
  16. H. Jiang, C. Song, C.-C. Chen, R. Xu, K. S. Raines, B. P. Fahimian, C.-H. Lu, T.-K. Lee, A. Nakashima, J. Urano, T. Ishikawa, F. Tamanoi, and J. Miao, “Quantitative 3D imaging of whole, unstained cells by using X-ray diffraction microscopy,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.107(25), 11234–11239 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  17. K. S. Raines, S. Salha, R. L. Sandberg, H. Jiang, J. A. Rodríguez, B. P. Fahimian, H. C. Kapteyn, J. Du, and J. Miao, “Three-dimensional structure determination from a single view,” Nature463(7278), 214–217 (2010). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  18. A. V. Martin, F. Wang, N. D. Loh, T. Ekeberg, F. R. N. C. Maia, M. Hantke, G. van der Schot, C. Y. Hampton, R. G. Sierra, A. Aquila, S. Bajt, M. Barthelmess, C. Bostedt, J. D. Bozek, N. Coppola, S. W. Epp, B. Erk, H. Fleckenstein, L. Foucar, M. Frank, H. Graafsma, L. Gumprecht, A. Hartmann, R. Hartmann, G. Hauser, H. Hirsemann, P. Holl, S. Kassemeyer, N. Kimmel, M. Liang, L. Lomb, S. Marchesini, K. Nass, E. Pedersoli, C. Reich, D. Rolles, B. Rudek, A. Rudenko, J. Schulz, R. L. Shoeman, H. Soltau, D. Starodub, J. Steinbrener, F. Stellato, L. Strueder, J. Ullrich, G. Weidenspointner, T. A. White, C. B. Wunderer, A. Barty, I. Schlichting, M. J. Bogan, and H. N. Chapman, “Noise-robust coherent diffractive imaging with a single diffraction pattern,” Opt. Express20(15), 16650–16661 (2012). [CrossRef]
  19. J. R. Fienup, T. R. Crimmins, and W. Holsztynski, “Reconstruction of the support of an object from the support of its autocorrelation,” J. Opt. Soc. Am.72(5), 610–624 (1982). [CrossRef]
  20. S. Marchesini, H. He, H. N. Chapman, S. P. Hau-Riege, A. Noy, M. R. Howells, U. Weierstall, and J. C. H. Spence, “X-ray image reconstruction from a diffraction pattern alone,” Phys. Rev. B68(14), 140101 (2003). [CrossRef]
  21. H. N. Chapman, A. Barty, S. Marchesini, A. Noy, S. P. Hau-Riege, C. Cui, M. R. Howells, R. Rosen, H. He, J. C. Spence, U. Weierstall, T. Beetz, C. Jacobsen, and D. Shapiro, “High-resolution ab initio three-dimensional x-ray diffraction microscopy,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A23(5), 1179–1200 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  22. B. Chen, R. A. Dilanian, S. Teichmann, B. Abbey, A. G. Peele, G. J. Williams, P. Hannaford, L. V. Dao, H. M. Quiney, and K. A. Nugent, “Multiple wavelength diffractive imaging,” Phys. Rev. A79(2), 023809 (2009). [CrossRef]
  23. M. Krebs, S. Hädrich, S. Demmler, J. Rothhardt, A. Zaïr, L. Chipperfield, J. Limpert, and A. Tünnermann, “Towards isolated attosecond pulses at megahertz repetition rates,” Nat. Photonics7(7), 555–559 (2013). [CrossRef]
  24. Ch. Spielmann, M. Zürch, “Verfahren zur Auswertung von durch schmalbandige, kurzwellige, kohärente Laserstrahlung erzeugten Streubildern von Objekten”, patent pending DE102012022966.6 (2012).
  25. M. Zürch, S. Foertsch, M. Matzas, K. Pachmann, R. Kuth, and Ch. Spielmann, “Fast Method for Classification Based on Coherent High Resolution XUV Scatter Images of Biologic Specimen,” presented at the 2013 American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, USA, 28 Jul.-1 Aug. 2013.

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited