Share Email Print
cover

Proceedings Paper

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) of human skin with a slow-scan CCD camera
Author(s): Razvan Lazar; Herman Brunner; Rudolf W. Steiner
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $14.40 $18.00

Paper Abstract

The purpose of this research is to investigate and improve the possibilities of optical coherence tomography for evaluation and imaging of the skin structure and dermatological diseases as melanoma. Single point detection, as done with a photodiode on the human eye was not successful in reaching high resolutions in strong scattering media as the skin. Therefore, an experimental setup with a very sensitive slow-scan CCD-camera and a suitably adapted interferometric arrangement was built. Measurements were performed on models and ex vivo biological material up to a depth of 2 mm. Developments concerning a specially shaped fast detector head with on-line analogue data processing are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 December 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2925, Photon Propagation in Tissues II, (6 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.260849
Show Author Affiliations
Razvan Lazar, Institut fuer Lasertechnologien in der Medizin und Messtechnik/Univ. Ulm (Germany)
Herman Brunner, Institut fuer Lasertechnologien in der Medizin und Messtechnik/Univ. Ulm (Germany)
Rudolf W. Steiner, Institut fuer Lasertechnologien in der Medizin und Messtechnik/Univ. Ulm (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2925:
Photon Propagation in Tissues II
David A. Benaron; Britton Chance; Gerhard J. Mueller, Editor(s)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top