Share Email Print
cover

Proceedings Paper

Comparison of speckle reduction using polarization diversity and frequency compounding in optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Trude Storen; Arne Royset; Nils-Havard Giskeodegard; Hans Magne Pedersen; Tore Lindmo
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $14.40 $18.00
cover GOOD NEWS! Your organization subscribes to the SPIE Digital Library. You may be able to download this paper for free. Check Access

Paper Abstract

We present a novel OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) instrument which enables us to detect two orthogonal polarization states at two different wavelengths simultaneously. We have used this instrument to demonstrate, study, and compare the properties of speckle averaging using frequency compounding and polarization diversity separately and in combination. Reductions in speckle contrast obtained by measurements are compared to theoretical values and results from computer simulations of OCT signals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 2004
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5316, Coherence Domain Optical Methods and Optical Coherence Tomography in Biomedicine VIII, (1 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.530608
Show Author Affiliations
Trude Storen, Norwegian Univ. of Science and Technology (Norway)
Arne Royset, SINTEF Materials Technology (Norway)
Nils-Havard Giskeodegard, Norwegian Univ. of Science and Technology (Norway)
Hans Magne Pedersen, Norwegian Univ. of Science and Technology (Norway)
Tore Lindmo, Norwegian Univ. of Science and Technology (Norway)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5316:
Coherence Domain Optical Methods and Optical Coherence Tomography in Biomedicine VIII
Valery V. Tuchin; Joseph A. Izatt; James G. Fujimoto, Editor(s)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top