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  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 2 — Mar. 4, 2013

Simultaneous multiple-depths en-face optical coherence tomography using multiple signal excitation of acousto-optic deflectors

Mantas Zurauskas, John Rogers, and Adrian Gh. Podoleanu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 1925-1936 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.001925


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Abstract

We present a novel low-coherence interferometer configuration, equipped with acousto-optic deflectors that can be used to simultaneously acquire up to eight time domain optical coherence tomography en-face images. The capabilities of the configuration are evaluated in terms of depth resolution, signal to noise ratio and crosstalk. Then the configuration is employed to demonstrate simultaneous en-face optical coherence tomography imaging at five different depths in a specimen of armadillidium vulgare.

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OCIS Codes
(110.4500) Imaging systems : Optical coherence tomography
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(170.0110) Medical optics and biotechnology : Imaging systems
(170.1065) Medical optics and biotechnology : Acousto-optics

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: November 8, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 8, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 9, 2013
Published: January 17, 2013

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

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Mantas Zurauskas, John Rogers, and Adrian Gh. Podoleanu, "Simultaneous multiple-depths en-face optical coherence tomography using multiple signal excitation of acousto-optic deflectors," Opt. Express 21, 1925-1936 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-2-1925


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