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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 5 — May. 5, 2009

Snapshot polarimeter fundus camera

Edward DeHoog, Haitao Luo, Kazuhiko Oka, Eustace Dereniak, and James Schwiegerling  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 9, pp. 1663-1667 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.48.001663


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Abstract

A snapshot imaging polarimeter utilizing Savart plates is integrated into a fundus camera for retinal imaging. Acquired retinal images can be processed to reconstruct Stokes vector images, giving insight into the polarization properties of the retina. Results for images from a normal healthy retina and retinas with pathology are examined and compared.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3890) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics instrumentation
(170.4470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmology
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

History
Original Manuscript: November 6, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 9, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 9, 2009
Published: March 11, 2009

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Vol. 4, Iss. 5 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Edward DeHoog, Haitao Luo, Kazuhiko Oka, Eustace Dereniak, and James Schwiegerling, "Snapshot polarimeter fundus camera," Appl. Opt. 48, 1663-1667 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-48-9-1663


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