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Supercontinuum sources in the practice of multimodal imaging

Bondu, Magalie Melanie Lea (2018) Supercontinuum sources in the practice of multimodal imaging. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) thesis, University of Kent,. (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:69469)

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Abstract

The development of recent imaging modalities and of multimodal imaging may

early stages.

(PAM), complementary information is extracted from tissue: scattering and absorption.

In this thesis, for the first time, encouraging results using a single SC source

sources for OCT. The use of SC sources for PAM allows for multispectral PAM

are distinguishable and recognisable through their absorption spectra. In

demonstrated in the visible using a bandwidth narrower than 40 nm. These results

PAM, MPAM and OCT. A single commercially available SC source is used for excitation.

of such a configuration. In addition, the development of a novel fibre-based SC

presented. The increased pulse energy allows reduction of excitations bands that

PRFs allows for both noise reduction and faster imaging rates in PAM and OCT. A

broadening. The larger input core of the tapered PCF enables enhanced energy

over a broad spectrum extending from 500 nm to 1700 nm.

skin and other superficial organs imaging, which is critical to image tumours and

surgery and treatment.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD))
Thesis advisor: PODOLEANU, Adrian
Subjects: Q Science
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences
SWORD Depositor: System Moodle
Depositing User: System Moodle
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2018 13:26 UTC
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2020 04:11 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/69469 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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