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Nanoparticles displacement analysis using optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Marcin R. Strąkowski; Maciej Kraszewski; Paulina Strąkowska
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Paper Abstract

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a versatile optical method for cross-sectional and 3D imaging of biological and non-biological objects. Here we are going to present the application of polarization sensitive spectroscopic OCT system (PS-SOCT) for quantitative measurements of materials containing nanoparticles. The PS-SOCT combines the polarization sensitive analysis with time-frequency analysis. In this contribution the benefits of using the combination of timefrequency and polarization sensitive analysis are being expressed. The usefulness of PS-SOCT for nanoparticles evaluation is going to be tested on nanocomposite materials with TiO2 nanoparticles. The OCT measurements results have been compared with SEM examination of the PMMA matrix with nanoparticles. The experiment has proven that by the use of polarization sensitive and spectroscopic OCT the nanoparticles dispersion and size can be evaluated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9697, Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Domain Optical Methods in Biomedicine XX, 96973H (8 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2214849
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Marcin R. Strąkowski, Gdańsk Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Maciej Kraszewski, Gdańsk Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Paulina Strąkowska, Gdańsk Univ. of Technology (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9697:
Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Domain Optical Methods in Biomedicine XX
Joseph A. Izatt; James G. Fujimoto; Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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