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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 22 — Oct. 29, 2007
  • pp: 14738–14749

An assessment of the Wigner distribution method in Doppler OCT

Zhiqiang Xu, Lionel Carrion, and Roman Maciejko  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 22, pp. 14738-14749 (2007)

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Analyzing the experimental data of the velocity distribution in a fluid flow using Doppler Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), we compared the Wigner distribution method to the short-time Fourier transform method, the Hilbert-based phase-resolved method and the autocorrelation method. We conclude that the pseudo Wigner-distribution signal processing method is overall more precise than other often-used methods in Doppler OCT for the analysis of cross-sectional velocity distributions.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.6590) General : Statistical mechanics
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(190.2640) Nonlinear optics : Stimulated scattering, modulation, etc.

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Original Manuscript: May 16, 2007
Revised Manuscript: September 19, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 25, 2007
Published: October 24, 2007

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Zhiqiang Xu, Lionel Carrion, and Roman Maciejko, "An assessment of the Wigner distribution method in Doppler OCT," Opt. Express 15, 14738-14749 (2007)

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