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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1994
  • pp: 590–592

Optical coherence microscopy in scattering media

Joseph A. Izatt, Michael R. Hee, Gabrielle M. Owen, Eric A. Swanson, and James G. Fujimoto  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 8, pp. 590-592 (1994)

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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)

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