Reference optimization for a common-path optical coherence tomography probe using angle polishing

Xuan Liu, Jin U. Kang

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Abstract

In this study, we polished the tip of single mode fiber to an angle that optimizes the reference power of a common-path optical coherence tomography (CP OCT) system. OCT images obtained with optimized reference show significantly improved signal to noise ratio.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Domain Optical Methods in Biomedicine XVIII
PublisherSPIE
ISBN (Print)9780819498472
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Domain Optical Methods in Biomedicine XVIII - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: Feb 3 2014Feb 5 2014

Publication series

NameProgress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE
Volume8934
ISSN (Print)1605-7422

Other

OtherOptical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Domain Optical Methods in Biomedicine XVIII
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period2/3/142/5/14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

Keywords

  • Endoscopic imaging
  • Fiber optics imaging
  • Optical coherence tomography

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