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En-face optical coherence tomography
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Paper Abstract

A review is presented of the developments in Kent in the field of optical coherence tomography (OCT) based instrumentation. Original versatile imaging systems have been devised which allow operation in different regimes under software control. Using such systems, B-scan and C-scan images are demonstrated from retina, anterior chamber, skin and teeth. The systems developed in Kent employ the flying spot concept, i.e. they use en-face scanning of the beam across the target. This has opened the possibility of providing simultaneous en-face OCT and confocal images (C-scans). Application of a standalone OCT/confocal system for investigating the retina in eyes with pathology, the anterior chamber, skin and teeth is demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 October 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5068, Saratov Fall Meeting 2002: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine IV, (13 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.518780
Show Author Affiliations
Adrian Gh. Podoleanu, Univ. of Kent (United Kingdom)
Richard B. Rosen, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (United States)
John A. Rogers, Univ. of Kent (United Kingdom)
George M. Dobre, Univ. of Kent (United Kingdom)
Radu G. Cucu, Univ. of Kent (United Kingdom)
David A. Jackson, Univ. of Kent (United Kingdom)
Shane Dunne, Ophthalmic Technologies Inc. (Canada)
Bennett T. Amaechi, Univ. of Texas Health Science Ctr. at San Antonio (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5068:
Saratov Fall Meeting 2002: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine IV
Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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