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A mathematical optimization problem, inspired by an apparent paradox in the physics of optical measurement. Read the micro-publication here:
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adaptive_interference_inference by AndrewGYork.pdf

What is the signal-to-noise ratio of phase-contrast imaging? Can it be infinite?


A scientific publication, describing a puzzle which tackles an apparent paradox in the physics of optical measurement. Read the publication here: (hosted via the Calico Labs institutional GitHub account) or here: (hosted via Andrew York's personal GitHub account)

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