We describe a novel technique, based on optical coherence tomography, for enhanced optical sectioning in confocal microscopy. Confocal imaging deep into highly scattering media is demonstrated and compared with the predictions of a single-backscatter theory.
© 1994 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 8, 1993
Published: April 15, 1994
Joseph A. Izatt, Eric A. Swanson, James G. Fujimoto, Michael R. Hee, and Gabrielle M. Owen, "Optical coherence microscopy in scattering media," Opt. Lett. 19, 590-592 (1994)