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  • Vol. 9, Iss. 3 — Mar. 6, 2014

Real-time compressive sensing spectral domain optical coherence tomography

Daguang Xu, Yong Huang, and Jin U. Kang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp. 76-79 (2014)

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We developed and demonstrated real-time compressive sensing (CS) spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) B-mode imaging at excess of 70 fps. The system was implemented using a conventional desktop computer architecture having three graphics processing units. This result shows speed gain of 459 and 112 times compared to the best CS implementations based on the MATLAB and C++, respectively, and that real-time CS SD-OCT imaging can finally be realized.

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OCIS Codes
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: October 2, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 18, 2013
Published: December 19, 2013

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Vol. 9, Iss. 3 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Daguang Xu, Yong Huang, and Jin U. Kang, "Real-time compressive sensing spectral domain optical coherence tomography," Opt. Lett. 39, 76-79 (2014)

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