We present a novel heterodyne approach for performing fast, three-dimensional spectrally encoded imaging. Volumetric data of a volunteer's finger and of coin surfaces were acquired at a rate of 5 volume sets per second with a depth resolution of 145 µm.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(110.1650) Imaging systems : Coherence imaging
(170.2150) Medical optics and biotechnology : Endoscopic imaging
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine
(170.6900) Medical optics and biotechnology : Three-dimensional microscopy
D. Yelin, S. H. Yun, B. E. Bouma, and G. J. Tearney, "Three-dimensional imaging using spectral encoding heterodyne interferometry," Opt. Lett. 30, 1794-1796 (2005)