Quantitative phase from defocus

Shan Shan Kou, Colin J R Sheppard, Nicolas Pavillon, Pierre Marquet, Christian Depeursinge

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We present a non-iterative technique that unlike solving the transport of intensity equation (TIE) obtains the quantitative phase of a weak object using only the inversion of an optical transfer function in defocused situation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNovel Techniques in Microscopy, NTM 2011
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529091
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventNovel Techniques in Microscopy, NTM 2011 - Monterey, CA, United States
Duration: Apr 4 2011Apr 6 2011


OtherNovel Techniques in Microscopy, NTM 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityMonterey, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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