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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 2 — Mar. 4, 2013

Adaptive optical probe design for optical coherence tomography and microscopy using tunable optics

Minseog Choi, Seungwan Lee, Jong-hyeon Chang, Eunsung Lee, Kyu-Dong Jung, and Woonbae Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 1567-1573 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.001567


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Abstract

We present a tunable, adaptive optical imaging probe for multimodal imaging such as optical coherence tomography and microscopy. The probe is compatible with forward-looking scanning laser imaging devices such as an endoscope. The lens configuration includes a tunable iris and two varifocal lenses, both driven by microelectrofluidics, as well as several conventional fixed focus lenses. The modulation transfer function and spot size in the focal plane is evaluated, and we show using optical simulations that there are three possible imaging modes with different transverse resolutions and focal depths.

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OCIS Codes
(170.2150) Medical optics and biotechnology : Endoscopic imaging
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.3890) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics instrumentation

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

History
Original Manuscript: October 16, 2012
Revised Manuscript: December 17, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 2, 2013
Published: January 15, 2013

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Vol. 8, Iss. 2 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Minseog Choi, Seungwan Lee, Jong-hyeon Chang, Eunsung Lee, Kyu-Dong Jung, and Woonbae Kim, "Adaptive optical probe design for optical coherence tomography and microscopy using tunable optics," Opt. Express 21, 1567-1573 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-2-1567


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