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Optical coherence tomography

Podoleanu, Adrian G.H. (2005) Optical coherence tomography. British Journal of Radiology, 78 (935). pp. 976-988. ISSN 0007-1285. (doi:10.1259/bjr/55735832) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

A review is presented of different scanning, acquisition and processing techniques used to obtain depth-resolved information in optical-coherence tomography (OCT). The principles and performances of different OCT techniques are discussed and images from different types of tissue are presented. Special attention is devoted to the progress in using the time-domain flying spot OCT technique and combination of the en face OCT imaging with confocal microscopy. Although OCT is based on white light interferometry, which is a well established and an old technology, the quest for higher resolution and faster acquisition of in vivo images has ensured OCT a rapid evolution in the last decade. Highly adventurous avenues to expand the OCT capabilities and trends are presented at the end of the review. © 2005 The British Institute of Radiology.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1259/bjr/55735832
Additional information: This is available as OPEN ACCESS by clicking on the URL.
Uncontrolled keywords: A scan, B scan, bladder carcinoma, confocal laser microscopy, confocal microscopy, fluorescence analysis, Fourier analysis, human, image analysis, image processing, imaging system, in vivo study, information processing, interferometry, intermethod comparison, medical technology, nonhuman, optical coherence tomography, oximetry, radiation processing, radiosensitivity, review, scintiscanning, tissue types, transitional cell carcinoma, vascular disease, Contrast Media, Diagnostic Techniques, Ophthalmological, Eye Diseases, Humans, Microscopy, Confocal, Tomography, Optical Coherence
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > R857.O6 Optical coherence tomography
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences > Applied Optics Group
Depositing User: Giles Tarver
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2015 15:16 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 14:55 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/49765 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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