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Imaging Of The Retina By Scanning Laser Tomography
Author(s): J. F. Bille; B. Grimm; K. Mueller
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Paper Abstract

Laser scanning tomography can be used to quantitatively assess the morphometry of the retina of the human eye. In this paper, the confocal imaging mode of the Laser Tomographic Scanner (LTS) is applied to evaluate the thickness of the nerve fiber layer. The contrast of nerve fiber layer images can be enhanced by polarization dependent imaging modes, like Fourier - ellipsometry (F.E.) and differential interference contrast (DIC) imaging. To improve the depth resolution, an active-optical focusing system is employed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 December 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1161, New Methods in Microscopy and Low Light Imaging, (22 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.962724
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J. F. Bille, University of California, University of Heidelberg (Germany)
B. Grimm, University of Heidelberg (Germany)
K. Mueller, University of Heidelberg (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1161:
New Methods in Microscopy and Low Light Imaging
John E. Wampler, Editor(s)

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