The dispersion of a real-time optical coherent tomography system involving a phase modulator was compensated up to the third order. The axial resolution was fully recovered and experimental results match very well with theoretical predictions.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.1590) Ultrafast optics : Chirping
Y. Chen, X. Li, M. Cobb, X. Liu, and R. Thariani, "Full dispersion compensation in real-time optical coherence tomography involving a phase/frequency modulator," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CThT76.
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