An illumination suitable for phase imaging of the retina is proposed. Using this geometry we obtained images from glass objects and retinal samples. In situ phase imaging of the retina appears to be feasible.
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(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.4470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmology
E. Logean and C. Dainty, "Adaptation of the Zernike's Phase-Contrast Method for Retinal Imaging," in Frontiers in Optics 2007/Laser Science XXIII/Organic Materials and Devices for Displays and Energy Conversion, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JWC45.
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