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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 1 — Mar. 1, 2011
  • pp: 74–77

Development of SD-OCT for Imaging the in vivo Human Tympanic Membrane

Nam-Hyun Cho, Un-Sang Jung, Hyeong-Il Kwon, Hyo-Sang Jeong, and Jee-Hyun Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 74-77 (2011)


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Abstract

We report a novel extension of 840 nm wavelength- based spectral domain optical tomography to in vivo/real-time human middle ear diagnosis. The system was designed to access the middle ear region with a specifically dedicated handheld probe. The real-time displaying feature was mandatory for in vivo imaging human subject with the handheld probe, and the system could provide about 20 frames per second for 2048 pixels by 1000 A-scans without using any graphics process units under the Labview platform. The inner ear structure of a healthy male volunteer was imaged with the developed system with the axial and lateral resolutions of 15 µm and 30 µm, respectively. The application of the OCT technology to early diagnose otitis media(OM) is very promising and could be another extensive branch in the OCT field because it provides the depth resolved image including tympanic membrane (TM) and structures below TM whereas the conventional otoscope technique only gives asurface image of the TM.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(170.4940) Medical optics and biotechnology : Otolaryngology
(300.6190) Spectroscopy : Spectrometers

History
Original Manuscript: January 20, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 4, 2011
Published: March 25, 2011

Citation
Nam-Hyun Cho, Un-Sang Jung, Hyeong-Il Kwon, Hyo-Sang Jeong, and Jee-Hyun Kim, "Development of SD-OCT for Imaging the in vivo Human Tympanic Membrane," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 15, 74-77 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josk/abstract.cfm?URI=josk-15-1-74


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