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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2003
  • pp: 1704–1706

Simultaneous optical coherence tomography imaging and beta particle detection

Quing Zhu, Daqing Piao, Mehran M. Sadeghi, and Albert J. Sinusas  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 18, pp. 1704-1706 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.001704


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Abstract

A prototype hybrid catheter device designed for imaging and detection of vascular diseases is introduced. The prototype device integrates a high-resolution optical coherent tomography probe and a high-sensitivity beta detector into a single unit. With this prototype device we demonstrate the feasibility of simultaneous optical coherence tomography imaging and detection of beta particles.

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(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(350.5610) Other areas of optics : Radiation

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Quing Zhu, Daqing Piao, Mehran M. Sadeghi, and Albert J. Sinusas, "Simultaneous optical coherence tomography imaging and beta particle detection," Opt. Lett. 28, 1704-1706 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-18-1704


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