1. Articles from Robert H. HART

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    1. Immersion lens assemblies for use in optical coherence tomography systems

      Immersion lens assemblies for use in optical coherence tomography systems

      An optical coherence tomography (OCT) measurement system for precision measurement of a translucent sample is provided. The system includes an optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging system comprising a broadband light source, a reference path with reference path length, and sample path with a beam scanning assembly and an imaging lens assembly; a sample positioning assembly including an immersion bath for positioning the translucent sample within an immersion bath; a position assembly for locating the translucent sample within a field of view (FOV) of the OCT imaging system; an immersion lens assembly associated with the imaging lens assembly configured to eliminate ...

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    2. Image registration, averaging, and compounding for high speed extended depth optical coherence tomography

      Image registration, averaging, and compounding for high speed extended depth optical coherence tomography

      An optical coherence tomography (OCT) system including a source of broadband optical radiation and a beamsplitter coupled to the source is provided. The beamsplitter divides the source radiation into a reference path and a sample path. The reference path includes an optical switch to switch the reference path between a first path having a first reference reflector at a first reference optical path length and a second path having a second reference reflector at a second reference optical path length, different from the first reference optical path length. The system further includes a beam combiner that mixes source radiation reflected ...

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    3. Optical systems for whole eye imaging and biometry

      Optical systems for whole eye imaging and biometry

      Scanning optical beam imaging systems for imaging extended structures of an eye and providing biometry of an eye are provided. The systems include a focal system for shifting the focus of the scanning system from the front to the back of the eye. The systems provide for converging rays that can scan through the pupil of the eye, enabling scanning of the anterior and posterior segments of the eye using a common objective and a fixed working distance.

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    4. Imaging accessory frame for integration with an operating microscope

      Imaging accessory frame for integration with an operating microscope

      Some embodiments of the present inventive concept provide an accessory frame including an optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging head. The accessory frame includes a mounting plate including a microscope field lens attachment port and a microscope field plate anchor pin. The mounting plate is configured to receive an intermediate field lens in the microscope field lens attachment port such that the accessory frame shares the mounting plate in common with an intermediate field lens.

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    5. Surgical microscopes using optical coherence tomography and related systems

      Surgical microscopes using optical coherence tomography and related systems

      Some embodiments of the present inventive concept provide optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems for integration with a microscope. The OCT system includes a sample arm coupled to the imaging path of a microscope. The sample arm includes an input beam zoom assembly including at least two movable lenses configured to provide shape control for an OCT signal beam; a scan assembly including at least one scanning mirror and configured for telecentric scanning of the OCT signal beam; and a beam expander configured to set the OCT signal beam diameter incident on the microscope objective. The shape control includes separable controls ...

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    6. Procedural Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) For Surgery And Related Systems And Methods

      Procedural Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) For Surgery And Related Systems And Methods

      Methods for performing a surgical procedure using optical coherence tomography (OCT) are provided. The method includes orienting the subject for the surgical procedure, wherein orienting comprises imaging a region of the subject that contains a structure having a known orientational asymmetry, testing the image for the presence and location of the structure, and confirming correct orientation of the subject using the OCT image of the structure having the known orientational asymmetry; obtaining at least one image of the surgical region of the subject using OCT and constructing an initial structural view of the surgical region; computing at least one clinical ...

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    7. Compact multimodality optical coherence tomography imaging systems

      Compact multimodality optical coherence tomography imaging systems

      Systems for imaging a sample are provided. The system includes an optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging portion having an associated OCT path defined by one set of optical elements between an OCT signal delivery optical fiber and the sample; an image capture portion having an associated image capture path defined by a second set of optical elements between an image capture device and the sample, different from the OCT path; and an illuminator portion having an associated illumination path defined by a third set of optical elements between an illumination source and the sample. The OCT path, the image capture ...

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    8. Optical imaging systems having input beam shape control and path length control

      Optical imaging systems having input beam shape control and path length control

      Scanning optical beam imaging systems for imaging a surface with convex curvature are provided. The systems include a sphero-telecentric objective, wherein a scanning radius of curvature of the sphero-telecentric objective is greater than an apical radius of curvature of the surface and less than or equal to four times an apical radius of curvature of the surface.

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    9. Surgical microscopes using optical coherence tomography and related methods

      Surgical microscopes using optical coherence tomography and related methods

      Some embodiments of the present inventive concept provide optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems for integration with a microscope. The OCT system includes a sample arm coupled to the imaging path of a microscope. The sample arm includes an input beam zoom assembly including at least two movable lenses configured to provide shape control for an OCT signal beam; a scan assembly including at least one scanning mirror and configured for telecentric scanning of the OCT signal beam; and a beam expander configured to set the OCT signal beam diameter incident on the microscope objective. The shape control includes separable controls ...

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    10. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems for use in ophthalmic applications

      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems for use in ophthalmic applications

      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems for imaging an eye are provided including a source having an associated source arm path and a reference arm having an associated reference arm path coupled to the source path, the reference arm path having an associated reference arm path length. A sample having an associated sample arm path coupled to the source arm and reference arm paths is provided. A reference arm path length adjustment module is coupled to the reference arm. The reference arm path length adjustment module is configured to automatically adjust the reference arm path length such that the reference ...

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    11. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems for use in pediatric ophthalmic applications and related methods and computer program products

      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems for use in pediatric ophthalmic applications and related methods and computer program products

      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems for imaging an eye are provided including a source having an associated source arm path and a reference arm having an associated reference arm path coupled to the source path, the reference arm path having an associated reference arm path length. A sample having an associated sample arm path coupled to the source arm and reference arm paths is provided. A reference arm path length adjustment module is coupled to the reference arm. The reference arm path length adjustment module is configured to automatically adjust the reference arm path length such that the reference ...

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    12. Systems for extended depth fourier domain optical coherence tomography (FDOCT) and related methods

      Systems for extended depth fourier domain optical coherence tomography (FDOCT) and related methods

      Systems for extended depth frequency domain optical coherence tomography are provided including a detection system configured to sample spectral elements at substantially equal frequency intervals, wherein a spectral width associated with the sampled spectral elements is not greater than one-half of the frequency interval. Related methods are also provided herein.

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    13. Volume phase grating spectrometers

      Volume phase grating spectrometers

      A spectrometer is provided including a camera and an axial symmetric camera mount configured to receive the camera and to rotate. The spectrometer furthers include an input for providing optical radiation to a spectrometer system; a diffraction grating for dispersing the optical radiation along a prescribed plane; at least one lens for focusing wavelength-dispersed light onto at least one array of a detector of optical radiation, wherein the camera has at least one linear array of elements for detecting optical radiation; a mechanical housing, wherein the axial symmetric camera mount is configured to couple the camera to the mechanical housing ...

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    14. Volume phase grating spectrometers and related methods and systems

      Volume phase grating spectrometers and related methods and systems

      A Spectrometer is provided including a camera and an axial symmetric camera mount configured to receive the camera and to rotate. The spectrometer furthers include an input for providing optical radiation to a spectrometer system; a diffraction grating for dispersing the optical radiation along a prescribed plane; at least one lens for focusing wavelength-dispersed light onto at least one array of a detector of optical radiation, wherein the camera has at least one linear array of elements for detecting optical radiation; a mechanical housing, wherein the axial symmetric camera mount is configured to couple the camera to the mechanical housing ...

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    15. Compact Multimodality Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging Systems And Related Methods And Computer Program Products

      Compact Multimodality Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging Systems And Related Methods And Computer Program Products

      Systems for imaging a sample are provided. The system includes an optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging portion having an associated OCT path defined by one set of optical elements between an OCT signal delivery optical fiber and the sample; an image capture portion having an associated image capture path defined by a second set of optical elements between an image capture device and the sample, different from the OCT path; and an illuminator portion having an associated illumination path defined by a third set of optical elements between an illumination source and the sample. The OCT path, the image capture ...

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    16. Systems For Extended Depth Frequency Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (FDOCT) And Related Methods

      Systems For Extended Depth Frequency Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (FDOCT) And Related Methods
      Systems for extended depth frequency domain optical coherence tomography are provided including a detection system configured to sample spectral elements at substantially equal frequency intervals, wherein a spectral width associated with the sampled spectral elements is not greater than one-half of the frequency interval. Related methods are also provided herein.
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    17. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging Systems For Use In Pediatric Ophthalmic Applications And Related Methods And Computer Program Products (Wo 2009/131679)

      Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging Systems For Use In Pediatric Ophthalmic Applications And Related Methods And Computer Program Products (Wo 2009/131679)
      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems for imaging an eye are provided including a source having an associated source arm path and a reference arm having an associated reference arm path coupled to the source path, the reference arm path having an associated reference arm path length. A sample having an associated sample arm path coupled to the source arm and reference arm paths is provided. A reference arm path length adjustment module is coupled to the reference arm. The reference arm path length adjustment module is configured to automatically adjust the reference arm path length such that the reference ...
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    18. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging Systems Having Adaptable Lens Systems And Related Methods And Computer Program Products (Wo 2009/131701)

      Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging Systems Having Adaptable Lens Systems And Related Methods And Computer Program Products (Wo 2009/131701)
      OCT imaging systems are provided for imaging a spherical-type eye including a source having an associated source arm path and a reference arm having an associated reference arm path coupled to the source path. The reference arm path has an associated reference arm path length. A sample is also provided having an associated sample arm path coupled to the source arm and reference arm paths. A lens having a focal power optimized for a diameter of the spherical-type eye is provided along with a reference arm path length adjustment module coupled to the reference arm. The reference arm path length ...
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