Phase-contrast X-ray imaging based on interferometry

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Phase-contrast X-ray imaging including tomographic configuration using a crystal X-ray interferometer is reviewed. The imaging principle based on phase retrieval is described, and some demonstrations showing its high sensitivity are presented on the observations of animal and human cancerous tissues.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)136-142
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Synchrotron Radiation
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2002 May 1


  • Cancer
  • Computed tomography
  • Phase contrast
  • Phase retrieval
  • X-ray interferometers


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