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Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2317–2325

Variable-sized bar targets for characterizing three-dimensional resolution in OCT

Ruo Yu Gu, Kristen L. Lurie, Meagan Pipes, and Audrey K. Ellerbee  »View Author Affiliations


Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 3, Issue 9, pp. 2317-2325 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BOE.3.002317


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Abstract

Resolution is an important figure of merit for imaging systems. We designed, fabricated and tested an optical phantom that mimics the simplicity of an Air Force Test Chart but can characterize both the axial and lateral resolution of optical coherence tomography systems. The phantom is simple to fabricate, simple to use and functions in versatile environments.

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OCIS Codes
(110.3000) Imaging systems : Image quality assessment
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(330.6130) Vision, color, and visual optics : Spatial resolution

ToC Category:
Calibration, Validation and Phantom Studies

History
Original Manuscript: July 13, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 4, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 28, 2012
Published: August 30, 2012

Citation
Ruo Yu Gu, Kristen L. Lurie, Meagan Pipes, and Audrey K. Ellerbee, "Variable-sized bar targets for characterizing three-dimensional resolution in OCT," Biomed. Opt. Express 3, 2317-2325 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/boe/abstract.cfm?URI=boe-3-9-2317


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