Quantum imaging with incoherently scattered light from a free-electron laser

@article{Schneider2017QuantumIW,
  title={Quantum imaging with incoherently scattered light from a free-electron laser},
  author={Raimund Schneider and Thomas Mehringer and Giuseppe Mercurio and Lukas Wenthaus and Anton Classen and G{\"u}nter Brenner and Oleg Yu Gorobtsov and Adrian Benz and D. Bhatti and Lars Bocklage and Birgit Fischer and Sergey Lazarev and Yu. Obukhov and Kai Schlage and Petr Skopintsev and Jochen Wagner and Felix Waldmann and Svenja Willing and Ivan A. Zaluzhnyy and Wilfried Wurth and Ivan A. Vartanyants and R. Rohlsberger and Joachim von Zanthier},
  journal={Nature Physics},
  year={2017},
  volume={14},
  pages={126-129}
}
The intensity correlations in incoherently scattered X-rays from a free-electron laser can be exploited to image 2D objects with a resolution close to or below the diffraction limit. 

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