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Frequency resolved cell sizes using optical coherence tomography

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Title:Frequency resolved cell sizes using optical coherence tomography
Authors:Goya, Jaren M (Jaren Minoru)
Keywords:Cancer cells -- Mathematical models
Optical tomography
Date Issued:2006
Abstract:High resolution Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) imaging is demonstrated using a superluminescent diode at 1290nm for detecting sizes of tissue cells. This system is fiber-based, built around a Michelson Interferometer. A high speed optical delay line utilizing a resonant scanning mirror at 4kHz in the reference arm allows for fast data acquisition. The choice of a superluminescent diode allows for a cost effective system capable of achieving 16µm axial resolution in air and 12µm axial resolution in tissue with a probing depth of approximately 3mm.
Description:Thesis (M.S.)--University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2006.
Includes bibliographical references (leaves 50-51).
xi, 51 leaves, bound ill. 29 cm
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/20560
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