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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 2 — Jan. 17, 2011
  • pp: 1324–1334

Optical coherence tomography by using frequency measurements in wavelength domain

Hon Luen Seck, Ying Zhang, and Yeng Chai Soh  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 1324-1334 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.001324


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Abstract

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) reconstruction by using frequency measurements in the wavelength domain is presented in this paper. The method directly recovers the axial scan by formulating the frequency domain OCT (FD-OCT) into an algebraic reconstruction problem. In this way, the need for interpolation is removed. Then by solving the problem with ℓ1 optimization, the computational load is significantly reduced. It is demonstrated by experiment and simulation that the proposed method can achieve high resolution and longer imaging depth compared to the FD-OCT method.

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OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.4500) Imaging systems : Optical coherence tomography
(350.5730) Other areas of optics : Resolution

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: April 19, 2010
Revised Manuscript: December 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 28, 2010
Published: January 12, 2011

Virtual Issues
Vol. 6, Iss. 2 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Hon Luen Seck, Ying Zhang, and Yeng Chai Soh, "Optical coherence tomography by using frequency measurements in wavelength domain," Opt. Express 19, 1324-1334 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-2-1324


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