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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 8 — Mar. 10, 1999
  • pp: 1370–1376

Realization of time gating by use of spatial filtering

Emmett N. Leith, Brian G. Hoover, Shawn M. Grannell, Kurt D. Mills, Hsuan S. Chen, and David S. Dilworth  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 8, pp. 1370-1376 (1999)

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A method for simulating conventional time gating in low-coherence optical imaging processes in highly scattering media is given. The method uses monochromatic instead of broadband light, and spatial filtering is substituted for time gating. The process enables the study of imaging techniques in scattering media to be carried out in an easy and highly controllable way. Experimental results are given.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.4500) Imaging systems : Optical coherence tomography
(170.5280) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photon migration
(170.6920) Medical optics and biotechnology : Time-resolved imaging

Original Manuscript: July 2, 1998
Revised Manuscript: September 24, 1998
Published: March 10, 1999

Emmett N. Leith, Brian G. Hoover, Shawn M. Grannell, Kurt D. Mills, Hsuan S. Chen, and David S. Dilworth, "Realization of time gating by use of spatial filtering," Appl. Opt. 38, 1370-1376 (1999)

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