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Title: Coherent diffractive imaging using randomly coded masks

We experimentally demonstrate an extension to coherent diffractive imaging that encodes additional information through the use of a series of randomly coded masks, removing the need for typical object-domain constraints while guaranteeing a unique solution to the phase retrieval problem. Phase retrieval is performed using a numerical convex relaxation routine known as “PhaseCut,” an iterative algorithm known for its stability and for its ability to find the global solution, which can be found efficiently and which is robust to noise. As a result, the experiment is performed using a laser diode at 532.2 nm, enabling rapid prototyping for future X-ray synchrotron and even free electron laser experiments.
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  1. Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris (France); SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
  2. Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris (France)
  3. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 0003-6951; APPLAB
Grant/Contract Number:
SIPA; AC02-76SF00515
Published Article
Journal Name:
Applied Physics Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 107; Journal Issue: 23; Journal ID: ISSN 0003-6951
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Research Org:
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
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; X-ray diffraction; image reconstruction; medical image reconstruction; phase retrieval; X-ray imaging
OSTI Identifier:
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1230060; OSTI ID: 1420570