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Focused OCT and LIF endoscope
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Paper Abstract

A new focused OCT-LIF endoscope has been constructed for high resolution imaging between 325 nm and 1300 nm. This endoscope is 2 mm in diameter for non-destructive imaging in vivo. A reflective design ball lens is employed that eliminates the difficulty of operating achromatically over a large range, while taking advantage of TIR at two faces and coating a third mirror face internally to focus the beams downwards. It is a 1:1 imaging system that obtains a theoretical diffraction-limited resolution for both the OCT (800-1300 nm) and LIF (greater than 325 nm) channels.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 February 2010
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7558, Endoscopic Microscopy V, 75580Q (24 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.842659
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R. Andrew Wall, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Garret T. Bonnema, D4D Technologies, LLC (United States)
Jennifer K. Barton, Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7558:
Endoscopic Microscopy V
Guillermo J. Tearney; Thomas D. Wang, Editor(s)

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