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dc.contributor.author Dhalla, AH
dc.contributor.author Migacz, J
dc.contributor.author Izatt, JA
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-21T17:27:41Z
dc.date.issued 2010-05-03
dc.identifier.citation Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, 2010, 7554
dc.identifier.issn 1605-7422
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/4221
dc.description.abstract The recent advent of ultra high frame rate cameras gives rise to the possibility of constructing swept source full-field OCT systems with achievable volume rates approaching 10Hz and net A-scan rates approaching 10MHz. Unfortunately, when illuminated with partially coherent light, full-field OCT in turbid media suffers resolution and SNR degradation from coherent multiple scattering, a phenomenon commonly referred to as crosstalk. As a result, most FFOCT systems employ thermal sources, which provide spatially incoherent illumination to achieve crosstalk rejection. However, these thermal sources preclude the use of swept source lasers. In this work, we demonstrate the use of a carefully configured FFOCT system employing multimode fiber in the illumination arm to reduce the spatial coherence of a partially coherent source. By reducing the coherence area below the system resolution, the illumination becomes effectively spatially incoherent and crosstalk is largely rejected. We compare FFOCT images of a USAF test chart positioned beneath both transparent and turbid phantoms using both illumination schemes. © 2010 Copyright SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering.
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE
dc.relation.isversionof 10.1117/12.843391
dc.title Crosstalk rejection in full-field optical coherence tomography using spatially incoherent illumination with a partially coherent source
dc.title.alternative en_US
dc.type Journal Article
dc.description.version Version of Record en_US
duke.date.pubdate 2010-7-1 en_US
duke.description.endpage 2307 en_US
duke.description.issue 13 en_US
duke.description.startpage 2305 en_US
duke.description.volume 35 en_US
dc.relation.journal Optics Letters en_US
pubs.organisational-group /Duke
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Institutes and Provost's Academic Units
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Institutes and Provost's Academic Units/University Institutes and Centers
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Institutes and Provost's Academic Units/University Institutes and Centers/Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Pratt School of Engineering
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/Pratt School of Engineering/Biomedical Engineering
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Clinical Science Departments
pubs.organisational-group /Duke/School of Medicine/Clinical Science Departments/Ophthalmology
pubs.publication-status Published
pubs.volume 7554

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