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High-throughput x-ray imaging and algorithms

Edited by: Doga Gursoy, Dilworth Y. Parkinson and Federica Marone

This series in Advanced Structural and Chemical Imaging describes recent work at light sources to develop algorithms and software that leverage all of these improvements to achieve high-throughput x-ray imaging, including, for example, integrated experiment control and data processing systems that provide real-time feedback, workflows that take advantage of large high performance computing systems, advanced algorithms, methods and tools that make it easy for non-expert users to efficiently and accurately process large amounts of data.

New articles in the collection will appear here as soon as they are published!


  1. Research

    Dynamic X-ray diffraction imaging of the ferroelectric response in bismuth ferrite

    X-ray diffraction imaging is rapidly emerging as a powerful technique by which one can capture the local structure of crystalline materials at the nano- and meso-scale. Here, we present investigations of the d...

    Nouamane Laanait, Wittawat Saenrang, Hua Zhou, Chang-Beom Eom and Zhan Zhang

    Advanced Structural and Chemical Imaging 2017 3:11

    Published on: 21 March 2017

  2. Research

    Nanosurveyor: a framework for real-time data processing

    The ever improving brightness of accelerator based sources is enabling novel observations and discoveries with faster frame rates, larger fields of view, higher resolution, and higher dimensionality.

    Benedikt J. Daurer, Hari Krishnan, Talita Perciano, Filipe R. N. C. Maia, David A. Shapiro, James A. Sethian and Stefano Marchesini

    Advanced Structural and Chemical Imaging 2017 3:7

    Published on: 31 January 2017

  3. Research

    Trace: a high-throughput tomographic reconstruction engine for large-scale datasets

    Modern synchrotron light sources and detectors produce data at such scale and complexity that large-scale computation is required to unleash their full power. One of the widely used imaging techniques that gen...

    Tekin Bicer, Doğa Gürsoy, Vincent De Andrade, Rajkumar Kettimuthu, William Scullin, Francesco De Carlo and Ian T. Foster

    Advanced Structural and Chemical Imaging 2017 3:6

    Published on: 28 January 2017

  4. Research

    SYRMEP Tomo Project: a graphical user interface for customizing CT reconstruction workflows

    When considering the acquisition of experimental synchrotron radiation (SR) X-ray CT data, the reconstruction workflow cannot be limited to the essential computational steps of flat fielding and filtered back ...

    Francesco Brun, Lorenzo Massimi, Michela Fratini, Diego Dreossi, Fulvio Billé, Agostino Accardo, Roberto Pugliese and Alessia Cedola

    Advanced Structural and Chemical Imaging 2017 3:4

    Published on: 19 January 2017

  5. Research

    Efficient implementation of a local tomography reconstruction algorithm

    We propose an efficient implementation of an interior tomography reconstruction method based on a known subregion. This method iteratively refines a reconstruction, aiming at reducing the local tomography arti...

    Pierre Paleo and Alessandro Mirone

    Advanced Structural and Chemical Imaging 2017 3:5

    Published on: 19 January 2017

  6. Methodology

    Data systems for the Linac coherent light source

    The data systems for X-ray free-electron laser (FEL) experiments at the Linac coherent light source (LCLS) are described. These systems are designed to acquire and to reliably transport shot-by-shot data at a ...

    J. Thayer, D. Damiani, C. Ford, M. Dubrovin, I. Gaponenko, C. P. O’Grady, W. Kroeger, J. Pines, T. J. Lane, A. Salnikov, D. Schneider, T. Tookey, M. Weaver, C. H. Yoon and A. Perazzo

    Advanced Structural and Chemical Imaging 2017 3:3

    Published on: 14 January 2017

  7. Research

    Towards on-the-fly data post-processing for real-time tomographic imaging at TOMCAT

    Sub-second full-field tomographic microscopy at third-generation synchrotron sources is a reality, opening up new possibilities for the study of dynamic systems in different fields. Sustained elevated data rat...

    Federica Marone, Alain Studer, Heiner Billich, Leonardo Sala and Marco Stampanoni

    Advanced Structural and Chemical Imaging 2017 3:1

    Published on: 3 January 2017

  8. Research

    Analyzing microtomography data with Python and the scikit-image library

    The exploration and processing of images is a vital aspect of the scientific workflows of many X-ray imaging modalities. Users require tools that combine interactivity, versatility, and performance. scikit-image ...

    Emmanuelle Gouillart, Juan Nunez-Iglesias and Stéfan van der Walt

    Advanced Structural and Chemical Imaging 2016 2:18

    Published on: 7 December 2016

  9. Review

    The MAX IV imaging concept

    The MAX IV Laboratory is currently the synchrotron X-ray source with the beam of highest brilliance. Four imaging beamlines are in construction or in the project phase. Their common characteristic will be the ...

    Zdeněk Matěj, Rajmund Mokso, Krister Larsson, Vincent Hardion and Darren Spruce

    Advanced Structural and Chemical Imaging 2016 2:16

    Published on: 1 December 2016