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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 9 — May. 6, 2002
  • pp: 429–435

Video-rate three-dimensional optical coherence tomography

Markus Laubscher, Mathieu Ducros, Boris Karamata, Theo Lasser, and René Salathé  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 9, pp. 429-435 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.10.000429


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Abstract

Most current optical coherence tomography systems provide two-dimensional cross-sectional or en face images. Successive adjacent images have to be acquired to reconstruct three-dimensional objects, which can be time consuming. Here we demonstrate three-dimensional optical coherence tomography (3D OCT) at video rate. A 58 by 58 smart-pixel detector array was employed. A sample volume of 210x210x80 μm3 (corresponding to 58x58x58 voxels) was imaged at 25 Hz. The longitudinal and transverse resolutions are 3 μm and 9 μm respectively. The sensitivity of the system was 76 dB. Video rate 3D OCT is illustrated by movies of a strand of hair undergoing fast thermal damage.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(120.3890) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Medical optics instrumentation
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(170.6900) Medical optics and biotechnology : Three-dimensional microscopy

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History
Original Manuscript: March 5, 2002
Revised Manuscript: April 8, 2002
Published: May 6, 2002

Citation
Markus Laubscher, Mathieu Ducros, Boris Karamata, Theo Lasser, and Rene Salathe, "Video-rate three-dimensional optical coherence tomography," Opt. Express 10, 429-435 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-10-9-429


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