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Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2014
  • pp: 752–762

Conical scan polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography

Zenghai Lu, Deepa Kasaragod, and Stephen J Matcher  »View Author Affiliations


Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 752-762 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BOE.5.000752


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Abstract

We report on a new articular cartilage imaging technique with potential for clinical arthroscopic use, by supplementing the variable-incidence-angle polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography method previously developed by us with a conical beam scan protocol. The technique is validated on bovine tendon by comparing experimental data with simulated data generated using the extended Jones matrix calculus. A unique capability of this new optical technique is that it can locate the “brushing direction” of collagen fibers in articular cartilage, which is structural information that extends beyond established methods such as split-line photography or birefringent fast-axis measurement in that it is uniquely defined over the full azimuthal-angle range of (-π, + π). The mapping of this direction over the cartilage surface may offer insights into the optimal design of tissue-engineering scaffolds for cartilage repair.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.3890) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics instrumentation
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(260.1440) Physical optics : Birefringence
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Optical Coherence Tomography

History
Original Manuscript: October 11, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 29, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 20, 2013
Published: February 18, 2014

Citation
Zenghai Lu, Deepa Kasaragod, and Stephen J Matcher, "Conical scan polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography," Biomed. Opt. Express 5, 752-762 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/boe/abstract.cfm?URI=boe-5-3-752


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