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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 7 — Apr. 5, 2004
  • pp: 1353–1362

Dispersion-cancelled and dispersion-sensitive quantum optical coherence tomography

Magued B. Nasr, Bahaa E. A. Saleh, Alexander V. Sergienko, and Malvin C. Teich  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 7, pp. 1353-1362 (2004)

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Quantum optical coherence tomography (QOCT) makes use of an entangled twin-photon light source to carry out axial optical sectioning. We have probed the longitudinal structure of a sample comprising multiple surfaces in a dispersion-cancelled manner while simultaneously measuring the group-velocity dispersion of the interstitial media between the reflecting surfaces. The results of the QOCT experiments are compared with those obtained from conventional optical coherence tomography (OCT).

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OCIS Codes
(110.4500) Imaging systems : Optical coherence tomography
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: March 5, 2004
Revised Manuscript: March 24, 2004
Published: April 5, 2004

Magued Nasr, Bahaa Saleh, Alexander Sergienko, and Malvin Teich, "Dispersion-Cancelled and Dispersion-Sensitive Quantum Optical Coherence Tomography," Opt. Express 12, 1353-1362 (2004)

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