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  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 9 — Aug. 28, 2012

GPU accelerated real-time multi-functional spectral-domain optical coherence tomography system at 1300nm

Yan Wang, Christian M. Oh, Michael C. Oliveira, M. Shahidul Islam, Arthur Ortega, and B. Hyle Park  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 14, pp. 14797-14813 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.014797


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Abstract

We present a GPU accelerated multi-functional spectral domain optical coherence tomography system at 1300nm. The system is capable of real-time processing and display of every intensity image, comprised of 512 pixels by 2048 A-lines acquired at 20 frames per second. The update rate for all four images with size of 512 pixels by 2048 A-lines simultaneously (intensity, phase retardation, flow and en face view) is approximately 10 frames per second. Additionally, we report for the first time the characterization of phase retardation and diattenuation by a sample comprised of a stacked set of polarizing film and wave plate. The calculated optic axis orientation, phase retardation and diattenuation match well with expected values. The speed of each facet of the multi-functional OCT CPU-GPU hybrid acquisition system, intensity, phase retardation, and flow, were separately demonstrated by imaging a horseshoe crab lateral compound eye, a non-uniformly heated chicken muscle, and a microfluidic device. A mouse brain with thin skull preparation was imaged in vivo and demonstrated the capability of the system for live multi-functional OCT visualization.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(200.4560) Optics in computing : Optical data processing
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices
(260.1440) Physical optics : Birefringence
(280.2490) Remote sensing and sensors : Flow diagnostics

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

History
Original Manuscript: April 12, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 1, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 4, 2012
Published: June 18, 2012

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Vol. 7, Iss. 9 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Yan Wang, Christian M. Oh, Michael C. Oliveira, M. Shahidul Islam, Arthur Ortega, and B. Hyle Park, "GPU accelerated real-time multi-functional spectral-domain optical coherence tomography system at 1300nm," Opt. Express 20, 14797-14813 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-14-14797


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