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Quantitative microscopy of phase objects by optical diffraction tomography
Author(s): Torolf C. Wedberg; Jakob J. Stamnes
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Paper Abstract

Optical diffraction tomography (ODT) is a novel imaging technique in which a transparent object is illuminated from many different directions. The object's complex refractive index distribution is reconstructed digitally from the scattered field data by means of a reconstruction algorithm. Preliminary experimental results are presented for the imaging of an object whose refractive index and shape are known a priori. The results show that both the refractive index and the shape may be reconstructed accurately by the proposed ODT technique.

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Date Published: 1 February 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2083, Microscopy, Holography, and Interferometry in Biomedicine, (1 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.167434
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Torolf C. Wedberg, Univ. of Bergen (Norway)
Jakob J. Stamnes, Univ. of Bergen (Norway)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2083:
Microscopy, Holography, and Interferometry in Biomedicine
Adolf Friedrich Fercher; Aaron Lewis; Halina Podbielska; Herbert Schneckenburger; Tony Wilson, Editor(s)

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