1. Adrian G. Podoleanu

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    2. En-face optical coherence tomography/fluorescence endomicroscopy for minimally invasive imaging using a robotic scanner

      En-face optical coherence tomography/fluorescence endomicroscopy for minimally invasive imaging using a robotic scanner
      We report a compact rigid instrument capable of delivering en-face optical coherence tomography (OCT) images alongside (epi)-fluorescence endomicroscopy (FEM) images by means of a robotic scanning device. Two working imaging channels are included: one for a one-dimensional scanning, forward-viewing OCT probe and another for a fiber bundle used for the FEM system. The robotic scanning system provides the second axis of scanning for the OCT channel while allowing the ...
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    3. Photothermal optical coherence tomography for investigation and imaging photothermal trapping of gold nano-rods in clear media and biological tissue

      Photothermal optical coherence tomography for investigation and imaging photothermal trapping of gold nano-rods in clear media and biological tissue
      A quantitative spectrometer-based photothermal optical coherence tomography (PT-OCT) system is employed to investigate and image the photothermal trapping of gold nano-rods (GNRs) in clear and biological media. The PT-OCT system is calibrated through dynamic phase measurements of piezo motion with known driving parameters. We measure and compare the displacement sensitivities of the PT-OCT system at different camera exposure time settings in two configurations: with a distinct reference path; and with ...
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    4. Quantitative assessment of rat bone regeneration using complex master-slave optical coherence tomography

      Quantitative assessment of rat bone regeneration using complex master-slave optical coherence tomography
      ackground: The need for hard and soft tissues in oral implantology determined the development of methods and techniques to increase bone volume and their quality with different alternative materials used as substituents of patients natural bone. In addition, laser radiation can be used to accelerate the repair of fractures and to produce an increased volume of formed callus, as well as an increased bone mineral density. Methods: The aim of ...
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    5. Progress in Multimodal En Face Imaging: feature introduction

      Progress in Multimodal En Face Imaging: feature introduction
      This feature issue contains papers that report on the most recent advances in the field of en face optical coherence tomography (OCT) and of combinations of modalities facilitated by the en face view. Hardware configurations for delivery of en face OCT images are described as well as specific signal and image processing techniques tailored to deliver relevant clinical diagnoses. The value of the en face perspective for enabling multimodality is ...
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    6. Feature Of The Week 04/28/2019: Real-Time High-Resolution Mid-Infrared OCT

      Feature Of The Week 04/28/2019: Real-Time High-ResolutionMid-Infrared OCT
      The potential for improving the penetration depth of optical coherence tomography systems by using light sources with longer wavelengths has been known since the inception of the technique in the early 1990s. Nevertheless, the development of mid-infrared optical coherence tomography has long been challenged by the maturity and fidelity of optical components in this spectral region, resulting in slow acquisition, low sensitivity, and poor axial resolution. In this work, a ...
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    7. Optical Coherence Tomography Investigations and Modeling of the Sintering of Ceramic Crowns

      Optical Coherence Tomography Investigations and Modeling of the Sintering of Ceramic Crowns
      Dental prostheses are sintered in ovens that sometimes suffer from a loss of calibration. This can lead to variations of the sintering temperature outside the range recommended by the manufacturer. Stress and even fractures in dental ceramics may occur, and this leads to the necessity to rebuild the dental construct. The aim of this work is to monitor the quality of sintering processes using an established biomedical imaging techniqueoptical coherence ...
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    8. Akinetic swept laser apparatus and method for fast sweeping of the same

      Akinetic swept laser apparatus and method for fast sweeping of the same
      A detuned resonant mechanism is employed in a laser cavity to modulate in frequency the mode-locking mechanism to achieve high frequency tuning rates, exceeding MHz. The configuration of the laser is compatible with working at sweeping rates close to multiples of the cavity resonance frequency as well as with buffering for increased tuning speeds.
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    9. Down-conversion en-face optical coherence tomography

      Down-conversion en-face optical coherence tomography
      We present an optical coherence tomography (OCT) method that can deliver an en-face OCT image from a sample in real-time, irrespective of the tuning speed of the swept source. The method, based on the master slave interferometry technique, implements a coherence gate principle by requiring that the optical path difference (OPD) between the arms of an imaging interferometer is the same with the OPD in an interrogating interferometer. In this ...
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    10. Noise of supercontinuum sources in spectral domain optical coherence tomography

      Noise of supercontinuum sources in spectral domain optical coherence tomography
      In this paper, we investigate the effect of pulse-to-pulse fluctuations of supercontinuum sources on the noise in spectral domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) images. The commonly quoted theoretical expression for the OCT noise is derived for a thermal light source, which is not suitable if a supercontinuum light source is used. We therefore propose a new, measurement-based OCT noise model that predicts the noise without any assumptions on the type ...
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    11. Real-time high-resolution mid-infrared optical coherence tomography

      Real-time high-resolution mid-infrared optical coherence tomography
      The potential for improving the penetration depth of optical coherence tomography systems by using light sources with longer wavelengths has been known since the inception of the technique in the early 1990s. Nevertheless, the development of mid-infrared optical coherence tomography has long been challenged by the maturity and fidelity of optical components in this spectral region, resulting in slow acquisition, low sensitivity, and poor axial resolution. In this work, a ...
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    12. Complex master-slave for long axial range swept-source optical coherence tomography

      Complex master-slave for long axial range swept-source optical coherence tomography
      Using complex master-slave interferometry, we demonstrate extended axial range optical coherence tomography for two commercially available swept sources, well beyond the limit imposed by their k -clocks. This is achieved without k -domain re-sampling and without engaging any additional Mach-Zehnder interferometer providing a k -clock signal to the digitizer. An axial imaging range exceeding 17 mm with an attenuation of less than 30 dB is reported using two commercially available ...
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    13. Recovering distance information in spectral domain interferometry

      Recovering distance information in spectral domain interferometry
      This work evaluates the performance of the Complex Master Slave (CMS) method, that processes the spectra at the interferometer output of a spectral domain interferometry device without involving Fourier transforms (FT) after data acquisition. Reliability and performance of CMS are compared side by side with the conventional method based on FT, phase calibration with dispersion compensation (PCDC). We demonstrate that both methods provide similar results in terms of resolution and ...
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  2. About Adrian G. Podoleanu

    Adrian G. Podoleanu

    Adrian G. Podoleanu is the head of Applied Optics Group and Professor of Biomedical Optics at the University of Kent at Canterbury. Adrian Podoleanu has joined the Applied Optics Group in January 1993 as a Tempus Fellow and then worked as a Research Associate since Sept. 1993. Up to 1992, he was associate professor in the Technical University Bucharest, Romania, where he taught Physics, Optics and optoelectronics and developed research on Lasers and fast optoelectronics. He was involved in Kent in research and development of a subnanosecond dwell time multichannel digital correlator (the fastest multichannel configuration), in distance measurements using white light interferometry, Faraday sensing and secure optical communications. Since 1995 he is been working in the optical coherence tomography (OCT) field for imaging eye and skin and flow characterisation. He contributed towards development of the en-face OCT imaging as a new technology to complement the more conventional longitudinal OCT imaging. For the first time, he generated dual OCT and confocal images of the retina. He is co-author of more than 150 journal papers and conference proceedings and of 13 patents on the above mentioned subjects. In 1984, he was awarded The Romanian Academy "Constantin Miculescu" prize for research in Lasers and Nonlinear Optics.