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Harnessing the Particle-Tracking Power of the Algorithm


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A representation of particle flow.

A numerical algorithm called Holo-Flow that can achieve faster and more accurate reconstructions of particle flow.

Credit: Merlin Lightpainting

Researchers at Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) have developed a faster, more accurate three-dimensional (3D) particle-tracking system for monitoring the motion of particles in flow.

The researchers developed a numerical algorithm, Holo-Flow, that identifies the location and motion of particles in parallel, and cross-feeds the information in each step.

KAUST's Congli Wang said, "Inline holography requires fewer components, has a much simpler setup, can be easily used with microscopes and offers a higher spatial resolution, but is harder to solve numerically. We have shown that we can achieve the same or even better performance than conventional methods by using sophisticated software algorithms.”

From KAUST Discovery (Saudi Arabia)
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