Source size and temporal coherence requirements of coded aperture type x-ray phase contrast imaging systems.

Abstract

There is currently much interest in developing X-ray Phase Contrast Imaging (XPCI) systems which employ laboratory sources in order to deploy the technique in real world applications. The challenge faced by nearly all XPCI techniques is that of efficiently utilising the x-ray flux emitted by an x-ray tube which is polychromatic and possesses only partial… (More)
DOI: 10.1364/OE.18.019681

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