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A 3D actuator for laser scanning endoscopy
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Paper Abstract

We present a miniaturized actuator for volumetric tissue imaging. The device consists of a hydraulically actuated accordion-like part for axial scanning (focus adjustment), and an electromagnetically actuated 2D scanner for lateral scanning. The device is manufactured using selective laser sintering, allowing for very low cost and rapid production. We demonstrate 3D scanning capability through observing the lateral scan pattern at different axial locations with a CMOS camera, and through scanning of a multi-layered phantom. We further investigate reliability of the electromagnetically actuated lateral scanner, as well as the hysteresis behavior of the hydraulic scanner.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 February 2020
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 11293, MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems XIX, 112930R (28 February 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2550250
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Oguz Gurcuoglu, Istanbul Technical Univ. (Turkey)
Irem D. Derman, Istanbul Technical Univ. (Turkey)
Melisa Altınsoy, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Ramin Khayatzadeh, Istanbul Technical Univ. (Turkey)
Ahmet C. Erten, Istanbul Technical Univ. (Turkey)
Fehmi Civitci, Oregon Health and Science Univ. (United States)
Onur Ferhanoglu, Istanbul Technical Univ. (Turkey)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11293:
MOEMS and Miniaturized Systems XIX
Wibool Piyawattanametha; Yong-Hwa Park; Hans Zappe, Editor(s)

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