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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 8 — Oct. 12, 1998
  • pp: 305–310

Characteristics of a Yb-doped superfluorescent fiber source for use in optical coherence tomography

M. Bashkansky, M. D. Duncan, L. Goldberg, J. P. Koplow, and J. Reintjes  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 3, Issue 8, pp. 305-310 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.3.000305


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Abstract

We have used a newly developed Yb-doped high-power fiber source in an optical coherence tomography (OCT) apparatus. We have analyzed various properties of interest for OCT measurements such as spectral shape, related gate width, central wavelength, bandwidth, and power output.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2380) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sources and detectors
(110.4500) Imaging systems : Optical coherence tomography
(120.4290) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Nondestructive testing

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: August 24, 1998
Revised Manuscript: August 21, 1998
Published: October 12, 1998

Citation
Mark Bashkansky, Michael Duncan, Lew Goldberg, Jeff Koplow, and John Reintjes, "Characteristics of a Yb-doped superfluorescent fiber source for use in optical coherence tomography," Opt. Express 3, 305-310 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-3-8-305


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