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Journal of Biomedical Optics

Color reflectance fiber bundle endomicroscopy without back-reflections
Author(s): Michael R. Hughes; Petros Giataganas; Guang-Zhong Yang
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Paper Abstract

Coherent fiber imaging bundles can be used as passive probes for reflectance-mode endomicroscopy providing that the back-reflections from the fiber ends are efficiently rejected. We describe an approach specific to widefield endomicroscopy in which light is injected into a leached fiber bundle near the distal end, thereby avoiding reflections from the proximal face. We use this method to demonstrate the color widefield reflectance endomicroscopy of ex vivo animal tissue.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 March 2014
PDF: 4 pages
J. Biomed. Opt. 19(3) 030501 doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.19.3.030501
Published in: Journal of Biomedical Optics Volume 19, Issue 3
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Michael R. Hughes, Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
Petros Giataganas, Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
Guang-Zhong Yang, Imperial College London (United Kingdom)


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