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Spectral domain polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography based on the two-phase method
Author(s): Chuanmao Fan; Zhijun Jing; Jingying Jiang; Qiang Gong; Zhenhe Ma; Fan Zhang; Jianquan Yao; R. K. Wang
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Paper Abstract

In this talk, a spectral domain polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography (SDPS-OCT) system has been developed so as to obtain high scan speed, high dynamic range and high sensitivity, and simultaneously get birefringence contrast of some biological tissue. To reduce corruption of the DC and autocorrelation terms to images, we introduce the two phase method. The stocks vectors (I, Q, U, and V) of the backscattered light from the specimen have been reconstructed by processing the signals from the two channels which are responsible for detecting the vertical and horizontal polarization state light separately. Further, the phase retardation between the two orthogonal polarization states has been acquired. The results from rabbit eye show that SDPS-OCT system based on the two phase method has great potential to imaging biological tissue.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 February 2007
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6439, Optics in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 64390K (8 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.705737
Show Author Affiliations
Chuanmao Fan, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Zhijun Jing, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Jingying Jiang, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Qiang Gong, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Zhenhe Ma, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Fan Zhang, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Jianquan Yao, Tianjin Univ. (China)
R. K. Wang, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Oregon Health and Science Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6439:
Optics in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Sean J. Kirkpatrick; Ruikang K. Wang, Editor(s)

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