Zernicke phase contrast

Description

Full field transmission X-ray microscopy optics

- Combinations of beam shaping condensers, Fresnel zone plates and Zernike phase rings

- Material choices: Au, Ir

Example

zernicke phase contrast schematic

Publications

I. Vartiainen et al. Halo suppression in full field X-ray Zernike phase contrast microscopy Optics Letters 39 (2014) p. 1601

M. Stampanoni et al. Hard X-ray 3D phase-contrast nanoimaging Physical Review B 81 (2010) p. 140105

I. Vartiainen et al. Artifact characterization and reduction in scanning X-ray Zernike phase contrast microscopy Optics Express 23 (2015) p. 13278

I. Vartiainen et al. Zernike X-ray Ptychography Optics Letters 41 (2016) p. 721

M. Storm et al. The Diamond I13 full-field transmission X-ray microscope: a Zernike phase-contrast setup for material sciences Powder Diffraction (2020) p. 1