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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 19 — Sep. 15, 2008
  • pp: 14456–14468

Multi-spectral angular domain optical imaging in biological tissues using diode laser sources

Fartash Vasefi, Bozena Kaminska, Paulman K. Y. Chan, and Glenn H. Chapman  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 19, pp. 14456-14468 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.014456


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Abstract

Angular Domain Imaging (ADI) employs micromachined angular filter to detect non-scattered photons that pass through the micro-scale tunnels unattenuated while scattered photons are rejected. This paper describes the construction of an ADI system utilizing diode lasers at three different wavelengths in the range of the red and near infrared spectrum. Experiments are performed to verify the feasibility of ADI at multi-wavelengths. ADI results of chicken breast as a biological scattering medium are presented for different thicknesses. A spatial resolution of <0.5 mm is achieved with 5 mm thick chicken breast using a 975 nm diode laser source.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.0113) Imaging systems : Imaging through turbid media
(110.4234) Imaging systems : Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: May 29, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 12, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 18, 2008
Published: September 2, 2008

Virtual Issues
Vol. 3, Iss. 11 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Fartash Vasefi, Bozena Kaminska, Paulman K. Y. Chan, and Glenn H. Chapman, "Multi-spectral angular domain optical imaging in biological tissues using diode laser sources," Opt. Express 16, 14456-14468 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-19-14456


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