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  • Experimental robustness of Fourier ptychography phase retrieval algorithms 

    Yeh, Li-Hao; Dong, Jonathan; Zhong, Jingshan; Tian, Lei; Chen, Michael; Tang, Gongguo; Soltanolkotabi, Mahdi; Waller, Laura (OSA, 2015-12)
    Fourier ptychography is a new computational microscopy technique that provides gigapixel-scale intensity and phase images with both wide field-of-view and high resolution. By capturing a stack of low-resolution images under ...
  • Computational illumination for high-speed in vitro Fourier ptychographic microscopy 

    Tian, Lei; Liu, Ziji; Yeh, Li-Hao; Chen, Michael; Zhong, Jingshan; Waller, Laura (2015-10-20)
    We demonstrate a new computational illumination technique that achieves large space-bandwidth-time product, for quantitative phase imaging of unstained live samples in vitro. Microscope lenses can have either large field ...
  • Experimental compressive phase space tomography 

    Tian, Lei; Lee, Justin; Oh, Se Baek; Barbastathis, George (2012-04-09)
    Phase space tomography estimates correlation functions entirely from snapshots in the evolution of the wave function along a time or space variable. In contrast, traditional interferometric methods require measurement of ...
  • Compressive x-ray phase tomography based on the transport of intensity equation 

    Tian, Lei; Petruccelli, Jonathan C; Miao, Qin; Kudrolli, Haris; Nagarkar, Vivek; Barbastathis, George (2013-09-01)
    We develop and implement a compressive reconstruction method for tomographic recovery of refractive index distribution for weakly attenuating objects in a microfocus x-ray system. This is achieved through the development ...
  • Energy-efficient and high-performance lock speculation hardware for embedded multicore systems 

    Papagiannopoulou, Dimitra; Capodanno, Giuseppe; Moreshet, Tali; Herlihy, Maurice; Bahar, R Iris (ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY, 2015-05-01)
    Embedded systems are becoming increasingly common in everyday life and like their general-purpose counterparts, they have shifted towards shared memory multicore architectures. However, they are much more resource constrained, ...
  • Structured illumination microscopy with unknown patterns and a statistical prior 

    Yeh, Li-Hao; Tian, Lei; Waller, Laura (2017-02-01)
    Structured illumination microscopy (SIM) improves resolution by down-modulating high-frequency information of an object to fit within the passband of the optical system. Generally, the reconstruction process requires prior ...
  • Compressive holographic video 

    Wang, Zihao; He, Kuan; Tian, Lei; Cossairt, Oliver; Katsaggelos, Aggelos K.; Chen, Huaijin; Spinoulas, Leonidas (2017-01-09)
    Compressed sensing has been discussed separately in spatial and temporal domains. Compressive holography has been introduced as a method that allows 3D tomographic reconstruction at different depths from a single 2D image. ...
  • 3D differential phase contrast microscopy 

    Chen, Michael; Tian, Lei; Waller, Laura (Optical Society of America, 2016-10-01)
    We demonstrate 3D phase and absorption recovery from partially coherent intensity images captured with a programmable LED array source. Images are captured through-focus with four different illumination patterns. Using ...
  • Fungal microbiota profile in newly-diagnosed treatment-naïve children with Crohn disease 

    Korolev, Kirill; El Mouzan, Mohammad; Wang, Feng; Al Mofarreh, Mohammad; Menon, Rajita; Al Barrag, Ahmad; Al Sarkhy, Ahmad; Al Asmi, Mona; Hamed, Yassin; Saeed, Anjum; Dowd, Scot; Assiri, Asaad; Winter, Harland (Oxford University Press, 2016-11-03)
    BACKGROUND & AIMS: although increasing evidence suggests a role for fungi in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), data are scarce and mostly from adults. Our aim was to define the characteristics of fungal microbiota in ...
  • Awareness, interest, and preferences of primary care providers in using point-of-care cancer screening technology 

    Vanture, Sarah; Cho, Margaret; Wang, Catharine; Klapperich, Catherine; Huang, Franklin W.; Kim, Chloe S. (2016-01-15)
    Well-developed point-of-care (POC) cancer screening tools have the potential to provide better cancer care to patients in both developed and developing countries. However, new medical technology will not be adopted by ...
  • Microfluidic chip for molecular amplification of influenza A RNA in human respiratory specimens 

    Mahalanabis, Madhumita; Chang, Jessie; Carey, Brendan; Hsieh, Christopher; Stanley, Ahjegannie; Feldman, James; Mitchell, Patricia; Klapperich, Catherine; Odell, Christine A.; Pollock, Nira R.; Qingqing, Cao (2012-03-22)
    A rapid, low cost, accurate point-of-care (POC) device to detect influenza virus is needed for effective treatment and control of both seasonal and pandemic strains. We developed a single-use microfluidic chip that integrates ...
  • Technical report on Optimization-Based Bearing-Only Visual Homing with Applications to a 2-D Unicycle Model 

    Tron, Roberto; Daniilidis, Kostas (2014)
    We consider the problem of bearing-based visual homing: Given a mobile robot which can measure bearing directions with respect to known landmarks, the goal is to guide the robot toward a desired "home" location. We propose ...
  • A factorization approach to inertial affine structure from motion 

    Tron, Roberto
    We consider the problem of reconstructing a 3-D scene from a moving camera with high frame rate using the affine projection model. This problem is traditionally known as Affine Structure from Motion (Affine SfM), and can ...
  • Reconstruction of Fine Scale Auroral Dynamics 

    Hirsch, Michael; Semeter, Joshua; Zettergren, Matthew; Dahlgren, Hanna; Goenka, Chhavi; Akbari, Hassanali (IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2015-11-24)
    We present a feasibility study for a high frame rate, short baseline auroral tomographic imaging system useful for estimating parametric variations in the precipitating electron number flux spectrum of dynamic auroral ...
  • Generalized Method of Propeller Performance Estimation 1961-1963 

    Hamilton Standard (Hamilton Standard, 1963)
  • Culturing Aerobic and Anaerobic Bacteria and Mammalian Cells with a Microfluidic Differential Oxygenator 

    Lam, Raymond H. W.; Kim, Min-Cheol; Thorsen, Todd (American Chemical Society, 2009-06-11)
    In this manuscript, we report on the culture of anaerobic and aerobic species within a disposable multilayer polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) microfluidic device with an integrated differential oxygenator. A gas-filled microchannel ...
  • On the Choice and Number of Microarrays for Transcriptional Regulatory Network Inference 

    Cosgrove, Elissa J.; Gardner, Timothy S.; Kolaczyk, Eric D. (BioMed Central, 2010-9-9)
    BACKGROUND. Transcriptional regulatory network inference (TRNI) from large compendia of DNA microarrays has become a fundamental approach for discovering transcription factor (TF)-gene interactions at the genome-wide level. ...
  • Distinct Functions for the Drosophila piRNA Pathway in Genome Maintenance and Telomere Protection 

    Khurana, Jaspreet S.; Xu, Jia; Weng, Zhiping; Theurkauf, William E. (Public Library of Science, 2010-12-16)
    Transposons and other selfish DNA elements can be found in all phyla, and mobilization of these elements can compromise genome integrity. The piRNA (PIWI-interacting RNA) pathway silences transposons in the germline, but ...
  • Predicting Eukaryotic Transcriptional Cooperativity by Bayesian Network Integration of Genome-Wide Data 

    Wang, Yong; Zhang, Xiang-Sun; Xia, Yu (2009-10)
    Transcriptional cooperativity among several transcription factors (TFs) is believed to be the main mechanism of complexity and precision in transcriptional regulatory programs. Here, we present a Bayesian network framework ...
  • Portraits of Breast Cancer Progression 

    Dalgin, Gul S.; Alexe, Gabriela; Scanfeld, Daniel; Tamayo, Pablo; Mesirov, Jill P.; Ganesan, Shridar; DeLisi, Charles; Bhanot, Gyan (BioMed Central, 2007-8-6)
    BACKGROUND. Clustering analysis of microarray data is often criticized for giving ambiguous results because of sensitivity to data perturbation or clustering techniques used. In this paper, we describe a new method based ...

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