Journal of the European Optical Society - Rapid publications, Vol 8 (2013)

An alternative approach to the tomographic reconstruction of smooth refractive index distributions

E. de la Rosa-Miranda, L. R. Berriel-Valdos, E. Gonzalez-Ramirez, D. Alaniz-Lumbreras, T. Saucedo-Anaya, J. J. de la Rosa-Vargas, J. J. Villa-Hernandez, V. Torres-Argüelles, V. M. Castano


Continuous, mathematically smooth Phase Objects with radial symmetry are reconstructed from cross sections of their refractive index distribution by a novel method, consisting of a linear combination of Gaussian basis functions, whose technical details are discussed. As an application example, this approach is used to get a fast and accurate estimation of the temperature distribution of an actual soldering tip.

© The Authors. All rights reserved. [DOI: 10.2971/jeos.2013.13036]

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