We have developed and tested a compact free-hand microsurgical tool-concept based on CP-OCT distance-sensor and 1-D actuation, which is capable of tracking the surface of surgical target tissue and compensating tool-tissue relative-motion with micrometer resolution.
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(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3890) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Medical optics instrumentation
(150.0150) Machine vision : Machine vision
(150.5495) Machine vision : Process monitoring and control
K. Zhang, K. G. Petrillo, P. L. Gehlbach, and J. U. Kang, "A Free-Hand Surface Tracking and Motion Compensation Microsurgical Tool System based on Common-path Optical Coherence Tomography Distance Sensor," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper CTuB6.
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