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Title: Continuous scanning mode for ptychography

We outline how ptychographic imaging can be performed without the need for discrete scan positions. Through an idealized experiment, we demonstrate how a discrete-position scan regime can be replaced with a continuously scanned one with suitable modification of the reconstruction scheme based on coherent modes. Thus, the impact of this is that acquisition times can be reduced, significantly aiding ptychographic imaging with x rays, electrons, or visible light.
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4]
  1. Univ. of College London, London (United Kingdom)
  2. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  3. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
  4. Univ. of College London, London (United Kingdom); Research Complex at Harwell, Oxfordshire (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 0146-9592; OPLEDP; R&D Project: LS001
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-98CH10886; AC02-06CH11357; AC-02-98CH10886
Published Article
Journal Name:
Optics Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 39; Journal Issue: 20; Journal ID: ISSN 0146-9592
Optical Society of America (OSA)
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Advanced Photon Source (APS); SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; microscopy; phase retrieval; scanning microscopy; X-ray microscopy
OSTI Identifier:
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1165962; OSTI ID: 1215662; OSTI ID: 1215664; OSTI ID: 1222361