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Comparative study on visible-OCT imagings using a LED and a super-continuum laser with a wavelength-tunable filter
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Paper Abstract

We have investigated imaging characteristics of full-field OCT (FFF-OCT) using a LED and aa super-continuum (SC) laser with a wavelength-tunable filter. The wavelength selectivity in visible range enables to take spectroscopic tomographic images. It has been considered that the application of the LED-OOCT system might be restricted due to the low spatial coherence and illuminating power. Comparative study of imaging characteristics of the OCT images taken the RGB-visible LED and the SC laser demonstrates superiority of the LED illumination in reconstruction of detail structures.

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Date Published: 18 April 2017
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 10251, Biomedical Imaging and Sensing Conference, 102511I (18 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2272372
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Etsuko Tokunaga, Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology (Japan)
Toshiaki Iwai, Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10251:
Biomedical Imaging and Sensing Conference
Toyohiko Yatagai; Yoshihisa Aizu; Osamu Matoba; Yasuhiro Awatsuji, Editor(s)

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