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Phase-contrast imaging


I. Häggmark, K. Shaker, S. Nyrén, B. Al-Amiry, E. Abadi, W.P. Segars, E. Samei, and H.M. Hertz, "Phase-contrast virtual chest radiography", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 120, e2210214120 (2023). Link


K. Shaker, I. Häggmark, J. Reichmann, M. Arsenian-Henriksson, and H.M. Hertz, "Phase-contrast X-ray tomography resolves the terminal bronchioles in free-breathing mice", Communications Physics 4, 259 (2021). Link


I. Häggmark, K. Shaker, and H.M. Hertz, "In Silico Phase-Contrast X-Ray Imaging of Anthropomorphic Voxel-Based Phantoms", IEEE Transaction on Medical Imaging 40(2) 539-548 (2021). Link


J. Romell, I. Häggmark, W. Twengström, M. Romell, S. Häggman, S. Ikram, H.M. Hertz, "Virtual histology of dried and mummified biological samples by laboratory phase-contrast tomography", X-Ray Nanoimaging: Instruments and Methods IV 11112, 111120S (2019). Link


J. Romell, W. Vågberg, M. Romell, S. Häggman, S. Ikram and H.M Hertz, "Soft-Tissue Imaging in a Human Mummy: Propagation-based Phase-Contrast CT", Radiology 289, 3 (2018). Link

W. Vågberg, J. Persson, L. Szekely and H.M Hertz, "Cellular-resolution 3D virtual histology of human coronary arteries using x-ray phase tomography", Scientific Reports 8, 11014 (2018). Link

I. Häggmark, J. Romell, S. Lewin, C. Öhman, and H.M. Hertz, "Cellular-Resolution Imaging of Microstructures in Rat Bone using Laboratory Propagation-Based Phase-Contrast X-ray Tomography", Microsc. Microanal. 24 (Suppl 2) 368 (2018). Link

M. Zdora, I. Zanette, T. Zhou, F.J. Koch, J. Romell, S. Sala, A. Last, Y. Ohishi, N. Hirao, C. Rau, and P. Thibault, "At-wavelength optics characterisation via X-ray speckle- and grating-based unified modulated pattern analysis", Opt. Express 26, 4989 (2018).


I. Häggmark, W. Vågberg, H.M. Hertz, and A. Burvall, "Comparison of quantitative multi-material phase-retrieval algorithms in propagation-based phase-contrast X-ray tomography", Opt. Express 25, 33543-33558 (2017).

M. Zdora, P. Thibault, T. Zhou, F.J. Koch, J. Romell, S. Sala, A. Last, C. Rau, and I. Zanette, "X-ray Phase-Contrast Imaging and Metrology through Unified Modulated Pattern Analysis", Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 203903 (2017).

J. Romell, T. Zhou, M. Zdora, S. Sala, F.J. Koch, H.M. Hertz & A. Burvall, "Comparison of laboratory grating-based and speckle-tracking x-ray phase-contrast imaging", J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 849, 012035 (2017).


D.H. Larsson, W. Vågberg, A. Yaroshenko, A.Ö. Yildirim & H.M. Hertz, "High-resolution short-exposure small-animal laboratory x-ray phase-contrast tomography", Sci. Rep. 6, 39074 (2016).

T. Zhou, M-C. Zdora, I. Zanette, J. Romell, H.M. Hertz & A. Burvall, "Noise analysis of speckle-based x-ray phase-contrast imaging", Opt. Lett. 41, 5490-5493 (2016).


I. Zanette, M.C. Zdora, T. Zhou, A. Burvall, D.H. Larsson, P. Thibault & H.M. Hertz, "X-ray microtomography using correlation of near-field speckles for material characterization", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 112, 12569–12573 (2015).

W. Vågberg, D.H. Larsson, M. Li, A. Arner & H.M. Hertz, "X-ray Phase-contrast tomography for high-spatial-resolution zebrafish muscle imaging", Sci. Rep. 5, 1-6 (2015).

T. Zhou, I. Zanette, M-C. Zdora, U. Lundström, D.H. Larsson, H.M. Hertz, F. Pfeiffer & A. Burvall. "Speckle-based x-ray phase-contrast imaging with a laboratory source and the scanning technique", Opt. Lett. 40, 2822-2825 (2015).

X-ray fluorescence tomography


K. Shaker, C. Vogt, Y. Katsu-Jiménez, R. Kuiper, K. Andersson, Y. Li, J.C. Larsson, A. Rodriguez-Garcia, M.S. Toprak, M. Arsenian-Henriksson, and H.M. Hertz, "Longitudinal In-Vivo X-Ray Fluorescence Computed Tomography with Molybdenum Nanoparticles", IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 39(12), 3910-3919 (2020). Link

K. Shaker, J.C. Larsson, H.M. Hertz, "High-spatial-resolution Monte Carlo simulations of small-animal x-ray fluorescence tomography", Medical Imaging 2020: Physics of Medical Imaging 11312, 113121V (2020). Link


K. Shaker, J.C. Larsson, H.M. Hertz, "Quantitative predictions in small-animal X-ray
fluorescence tomography",
Biomedical Optics Express 10, 3773(2019). Link


J.C. Larsson, C. Vogt, W. Vågberg, M.S Toprak, J Dzieran, M. Arsenian-Henriksson and H.M Hertz, "High-spatial-resolution x-ray flourescence tomography with spectrally matched nanoparticles", Phys. Med. Biol. 63, 164001 (2018). Link

J.C. Larsson, K. Shaker and H.M Hertz, "Focused anti-scatter grid for background reduction in x-ray flourescence tomography", Optics Letters 43, 2591 (2018). Link


J.C. Larsson, W. Vågberg, C. Vogt, U. Lundström, D.H. Larsson & H.M. Hertz, "High-spatial-resolution nanoparticle X-ray fluorescence tomography", Proc. SPIE 9783, 97831V (2016).


H.M. Hertz, J.C. Larsson, U. Lundström, D.H. Larsson & C. Vogt, "Laboratory x-ray fluorescence tomography for high-resolution nanoparticle bio-imaging", Opt. Lett. 39, 2790-2793 (2014).

Other projects

W. Vågberg, J.C. Larsson & H.M. Hertz, "Removal of ring artifacts in microtomography by characterization of scintillator variations", Opt. Express 25, 23191-23198 (2017).

J.C. Larsson, U. Lundström & H.M. Hertz, "Characterization of scintillator-based detectors for few-ten-keV high-spatial-resolution x-ray imaging", Med. Phys. 43, 2731-2740, (2016).

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Last changed: Jan 19, 2023