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Rapid volumetric imaging of the human retina in vivo using a low-cost spectral domain optical coherence tomography system
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Paper Abstract

We present a low-cost, high resolution, real-time Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SDOCT) system optimized for rapid 3D imaging of the human retina in vivo. Using a source with an 841nm center wavelength and a FWHM bandwidth of 49nm, 6.67 second length bursts of 100 512 x 1000 pixel images were acquired with an integration time of 50 microseconds/line and a frame rate of 16 frames/sec. Three-dimensional data sets comprising up to 4.0mm x 1.2mm x 2.45mm retinal volumes were streamed to hard disk during this brief ocular fixation interval and post-processed to create 3D volumetric images of the optic nerve head and fovea.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 April 2005
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5690, Coherence Domain Optical Methods and Optical Coherence Tomography in Biomedicine IX, (13 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.592874
Show Author Affiliations
Bradley A. Bower, Duke Univ. (United States)
Mingtao Zhao, Duke Univ. (United States)
Yimin Wang, Duke Univ. (United States)
Albert Chu, Duke Univ. (United States)
Robert Jozef Zawadzki, Univ. of California/Davis (United States)
Marinko V. Sarunic, Duke Univ. (United States)
Joseph A. Izatt, Duke Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5690:
Coherence Domain Optical Methods and Optical Coherence Tomography in Biomedicine IX
Valery V. Tuchin; Joseph A. Izatt; James G. Fujimoto, Editor(s)

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