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Durable optical phantoms with complex geometries and tissue-like mechanical properties
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we present an approach toward the creation of coronary artery phantoms for optical coherence tomography (OCT). By mixing alumina powder in a matrix of transparent silicone, it is expected that the amplitude of the OCT signal and the soft tissue elasticity can be reproduced. The fabrication process to produce such multiple layer phantoms is presented along with optical and characterization experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 August 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7099, Photonics North 2008, 70990J (12 August 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.807405
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Charles-Étienne Bisaillon, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Marie-Michèle Lanthier, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada)
Guy Lamouche, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7099:
Photonics North 2008

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