Tissue-function recovery in frequency-domain OCT involves an inverse-Fourier-transform (IFT) of the measured power-spectrum. Instead, we report that taking an IFT of the square-root of the same power-spectrum improves the axial-resolution and reduces the auto-correlation noise.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine
A. Ozcan, O. T. Inan, N. I. Maluf, G. T. A. Kovacs, M. J. F. Digonnet, and G. S. Kino, "Alternative Data Processing for Frequency-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CMZ3.