The inverse scattering problem for optical coherence tomography (OCT) is solved to obtain three-dimensional object structure, taking into account the finite beam width and focusing. Specifically, scatterers are resolved outside of the confocal region.
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(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(100.6950) Image processing : Tomographic image processing
(110.4500) Imaging systems : Optical coherence tomography
(290.3200) Scattering : Inverse scattering
T. S. Ralston, D. L. Marks, P. S. Carney, and S. A. Boppart, "Inverse Scattering for Optical Coherence Tomography," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper FWA2.