1. Articles from Juan Sancho Dura

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    1. Self-aligned micro-optic integrated photonic platform

      Self-aligned micro-optic integrated photonic platform

      In this work, we present the fabrication technology of a monolithically integrated photonic platform combining key components for optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging, thereby including a photonic interferometer, a collimating lens, and a 45° reflecting mirror that directs the light from the interferometer to the collimator. The proposed integration process simplifies the fabrication of an interferometric system and inherently overcomes the complexity of costly alignment procedures while complying with the necessarily stringent optical constraints. Fabricated waveguide characterization shows total optical losses as low as 3 dB, and less than 1 dB of additional loss due to the Si 45° mirror ...

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    2. Distributed delay-line for low-coherence interferometry

      Distributed delay-line for low-coherence interferometry

      A Time Domain Optical Coherence Tomography system using a modulation scheme multiplexes the scanning range of the delay line into different spectral bands. Such a modulation scheme may allow for power consumption reduction compared with a single delay line element since the same modulation pattern is being used for several channels. In an example, the optical coherence tomography system may include a plurality of stages, each stage having a group delay element. The distinct group delays may be introduced to scan a sample with distinct electrical frequency bands at distinct axial scanning depth ranges.

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    3. Radiofrequency ablation catheter with optical tissue evaluation

      Radiofrequency ablation catheter with optical tissue evaluation

      Systems and methods for performing RF ablation while monitoring the procedure using low coherence interferometry (LCI) data are described. A catheter includes a distal section, a proximal section, a multiplexer, and a sheath coupled between the distal section and the proximal section. The distal section includes several interconnected optical ports configured to transmit exposure radiation toward a sample and receive radiation that have been reflected or scattered from the sample. The interconnected optical ports are formed on a substrate having rigid sections and flexible sections arranged around the distal section. A holder maintains the interconnected optical elements in a fixed ...

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    4. Miniaturized OCT package and assembly thereof

      Miniaturized OCT package and assembly thereof

      A chip package includes a housing, one or more electrical connections coupled to an exterior of the housing, a photonic integrated circuit, and a scanning unit. Both the photonic integrated circuit and the scanning unit are disposed within the housing. The photonic integrated circuit has at least one waveguide designed to guide a beam of light. The scanning unit is designed to laterally scan the beam of light across a focal plane outside of the housing. The scanning unit is aligned with the photonic integrated circuit such that the beam of light is coupled between the photonic integrated circuit and ...

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    5. Bidirectional photonic integrated circuit with suppressed reflection

      Bidirectional photonic integrated circuit with suppressed reflection

      A photonic integrated circuit is presented that includes a substrate, and a first and second waveguide patterned on the substrate. The first waveguide guides an input beam of radiation. The photonic integrated circuit also includes a coupling region, wherein the first and second waveguides each pass through the coupling region. One or more modulating elements are coupled to each of the first and second waveguides. The first waveguide and the second waveguide have a first facet and a second facet, respectively, and first and second reflections are generated at the first and second facets within the first and second waveguides ...

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