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Chin. Opt. Lett.
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Enhanced quantitative X-ray phase-contrast images using Foucault differential filters
Jaeho Choi1, Young-Sung Park1;2
1 Department of Physics, [Dankook University], Cheonan 31 1 1 6, Korea
2 Division of RI Convergence Research, [Korea Institute of Radiological and Medical Sciences], Seoul 01812 , Korea

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2017, 15(08): pp.081103

Topic:Imaging systems
Keywords(OCIS Code): 110.7440  180.7460  100.5070  070.6110  

Enhanced quantitative X-ray phase-contrast (QXPC) imaging is implemented with a Foucault knife-edge array filter (FKAF), which is a real differential spatial filter. The intensities of Foucault differential filtering (FDF) are acquired according to the linear translation of the FKAF along the axes. The FDF using the FKAF scheme for obtaining the QXPC images is demonstrated by a stereoscopic rendering of the quantitative phase images of the tail fin of an anchovy containing soft and hard components in specimen. FDF is a noninterferometric quantitative phase-imaging method that depicts quantitative phase images and renders stereoscopic images.

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Posted online:2017/6/14

Get Citation: Jaeho Choi, Young-Sung Park, "Enhanced quantitative X-ray phase-contrast images using Foucault differential filters," Chin. Opt. Lett. 15(08), 081103(2017)

Note: This work was supported by the research fund of Dankook University (No. R000122495).


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