Extraction of depth moments by exploiting the partial coherence of radiation

M A Beltran, T C Petersen, M J Kitchen, D M Paganin

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We retrieve depth information (moments) of an object using partially coherent fields and defocus induced holographic contrast. Our analysis leads to a form of tomography that does not require sample or source rotation. The tomography method presented here is performed with only two in-line images.

Original languageEnglish
Article number07LT02
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Optics
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2016


  • coherence theory
  • holography
  • tomography

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