Shading Correction

Optical vignetting [1][2] is corrected using BaSiC, a retrospective method for estimating flat-field and correcting microscopy images [3]. This library was developed by Quantitative Single Cell Dynamics group at Helmholtz Zentrum München Institute of Computational Biology. All tiles within a region and z-slice is combined into a single ImagePlus stack and processed to find an estimate flat-field image. The original stack is then divided by resulting flat-field to apply the correction.

Peng, T., Thorn, K., Schroeder, T., Wang, L., Theis, F. J., Marr, C., & Navab, N. (2017). A BaSiC tool for background and shading correction of optical microscopy images. Nature communications, 8, 14836.

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