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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 4 — Feb. 21, 2005
  • pp: 1131–1137

Parallel Fourier domain optical coherence tomography for in vivo measurement of the human eye

Branislav Grajciar, Michael Pircher, Adolf F. Fercher, and Rainer A. Leitgeb  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 4, pp. 1131-1137 (2005)

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A parallel Frequency Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (FD-OCT) system and - to the best of our knowledge- first in vivo tomograms obtained with such system are presented. A full tomogram of 256(x)×512(z) pixels covering a sample region of 8 mm×3,8 mm is recorded in only 1 ms. Since the transverse as well as the depth information is obtained in parallel, the structure is free of any motion artifacts. In order to study cross talk issues for parallel illumination the transversal resolution for a thermal light source is compared to that with an SLD.

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OCIS Codes
(170.4460) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmic optics and devices
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: January 5, 2005
Revised Manuscript: December 30, 2004
Published: February 21, 2005

Branislav Grajciar, Michael Pircher, Adolf Fercher, and Rainer Leitgeb, "Parallel Fourier domain optical coherence tomography for in vivo measurement of the human eye," Opt. Express 13, 1131-1137 (2005)

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