The capability of optical coherent tomography (OCT) to detect changes induced by physiological level electric field in biological tissue is demonstrated. The suggested method can potentially image the electro-kinetic properties of tissues with OCT.
© 2012 OSA
(110.4500) Imaging systems : Optical coherence tomography
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(170.6935) Medical optics and biotechnology : Tissue characterization
K. Wawrzyn, B. Vuong, M. K. Harduar, V. X. D. Yang, V. Demidov, V. Toronov, and Y. Xu, "Monitoring Electric Current in Biological Tissues by Optical Coherence Tomography," in Biomedical Optics and 3-D Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper BW2A.4.
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