Quantitative scanning differential phase contrast microscopy

M. D. De Jonge, B. Hornberger, C. Holzner, B. Twining, D. Paterson, I. McNulty, C. Jacobsen, S. Vogt

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Differential phase contrast can be realised in the scanning transmission X-ray microscope by use of a detector with an appropriate configuration of detector elements. Use of such a configured detector significantly improves the ability to image specimens with low absorption contrast. A natural application is found in scanning fluorescence X-ray microprobe studies of biological specimens. We discuss the technique and several applications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number012006
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
StatePublished - 2009

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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