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    2. Image pickup apparatus and image pickup method using optical coherence tomography

      Image pickup apparatus and image pickup method using optical coherence tomography
      The present invention relates to an apparatus having a simple configuration capable of correctly detecting malfunction of an OCT apparatus by detecting the states of a light source and a sensor. An image pickup apparatus includes a switching unit that switches between a first mode in which a combined light beam of a return light beam from a specimen and a reference light beam is detectable by a detecting unit ...
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    3. Surface emitting laser having a factor of equivalent refractive index constraint by scaled central wavelengths and optical coherence tomography apparatus equipped with such surface emitting laser

      Surface emitting laser having a factor of equivalent refractive index constraint by scaled central wavelengths and optical coherence tomography apparatus equipped with such surface emitting laser
      A surface emitting laser according to the present invention includes a lower reflector, a first spacer layer, an active layer, a second spacer layer composed of a semiconductor material, a gap section formed of at least one of vacuum and gas, and an upper reflector in the written order, and also includes a control mechanism that changes a distance between an interface between the second spacer layer and the gap ...
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    4. Beyond Better Clinical Care: Optical Coherence Tomography's Economic Impact

      Beyond Better Clinical Care: Optical Coherence Tomography's Economic Impact
      The optical coherence tomography (OCT) industry has grown dramatically in its first 25 years, and while the positive effects on patient clinical care are the most important measure of OCT's success, its contributions to the economy in jobs, tax receipts, and healthcare savings are also noteworthy. The field of optical coherence tomography (OCT) has grown dramatically since its discovery in the early 1990s. The commercialization and growth of OCT ...
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    5. Surface emitting laser and optical coherence tomography apparatus

      Surface emitting laser and optical coherence tomography apparatus
      In order to provide a wavelength tunable surface emitting laser capable of improving a wavelength tuning efficiency, provided is a surface emitting laser, including: a first reflector; a semiconductor cavity including an active layer; and a second reflector, the first reflector, the semiconductor cavity, and the second reflector being formed in the stated order, a gap portion being formed between the first reflector and a semiconductor layer, a cavity length ...
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    6. Surface emitting laser and optical coherence tomography measuring apparatus using the surface emitting laser

      Surface emitting laser and optical coherence tomography measuring apparatus using the surface emitting laser
      A surface emitting laser operable to change a wavelength of emitted light includes a first reflecting mirror, a second reflecting mirror, wherein a cavity is formed between the first reflecting mirror and the second reflecting mirror along the optical axis of the surface emitting laser, an active layer formed within the cavity, a region formed within the cavity, and a movable part situated within the region, the movable part having ...
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    7. Surface emitting laser and optical coherence tomography apparatus including the same

      Surface emitting laser and optical coherence tomography apparatus including the same
      A surface emitting laser includes a lower reflector, an active layer, and an upper reflector that are arranged in that order; an air gap provided between the active layer and the upper reflector; and a slab provided on an optical path of the air gap and having a refractive index that is higher than a refractive index of the air gap. A position of at least one of the upper ...
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    8. Image processing device, image processing system, image processing method, and program

      Image processing device, image processing system, image processing method, and program
      A new tomographic image is generated using a reverse image in which at least one portion of a tomographic image of a retina of an eye to be examined is reversed and the tomographic image so that the reverse image is located on a side on which the retinal layer in the tomographic image is in contact with an end of the tomographic image.
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    9. Image capturing apparatus, image capturing method, and storage medium

      Image capturing apparatus, image capturing method, and storage medium
      An image capturing apparatus includes a dividing unit configured to divide light from a light source into reference light and measurement light; a first dichroic mirror arranged in a measurement optical path for guiding the measurement light to an object to be examined; a second dichroic mirror arranged in a reference optical path for guiding the reference light to a reference object; and a light receiving unit configured to receive ...
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    10. Image processing apparatus and image processing method for displaying indexes for different forms in a region of a retinal pigment epithelium

      Image processing apparatus and image processing method for displaying indexes for different forms in a region of a retinal pigment epithelium
      The present application describes the acquisition of a tomographic image indicating a polarization state of a subject; a region is extracted from the tomographic image; and a first index indicating a first form in the region and a second index indicating a second form in the region are displayed.
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    11. Image processing apparatus and image processing method

      Image processing apparatus and image processing method
      An image processing apparatus includes: a planar image acquisition unit configured to acquire a planar image showing a polarization state of a subject, a tomographic image acquisition unit configured to acquire a three-dimensional tomographic image including a plurality of two-dimensional tomographic image of the subject, a display control unit configured to display, on the display unit, an index indicating a position of a tomographic image to be displayed on the ...
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    12. Canon in exclusive negotiations to acquire Toshiba Medical Systems for $6B

      Canon in exclusive negotiations to acquire Toshiba Medical Systems for $6B
      Canon has emerged as the exclusive bidder for Toshiba Medical Systems , beating out Fujifilm Holdings in the final round of discussions, and numerous others who were also reportedly interested, including Sony ( $SNE ), Konica Minolta and private equity players KKR, Bain Capital, the Carlyle Group and the U.K.'s Permira. Canon will have exclusive negotiating rights until March 18, during which the two sides will aim to hammer out the ...
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    13. Method and apparatus for processing polarization data of polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography

      Method and apparatus for processing polarization data of polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography
      A method for processing polarization data includes steps of acquiring a plurality of sets of polarization data items, converting the set of polarization data items into a representation including parameters of amplitude and phase, and averaging the converted set of polarization data items.
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    14. Anterior ocular segment tomographic image analysis method and anterior ocular segment tomographic image analysis apparatus

      Anterior ocular segment tomographic image analysis method and anterior ocular segment tomographic image analysis apparatus
      To determine an opening degree of a chamber angle with higher accuracy compared to that of a conventional technology, provided is an anterior ocular segment tomographic image analysis method including: a first determination step of determining an approximated line that approximates a shape of an anterior surface of an iris along the anterior surface of the iris in an anterior ocular segment tomographic image; a second determination step of determining ...
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    15. Repeatability Using Automatic Tracing with Canon OCT- HS100 and Zeiss Cirrus HD-OCT 5000

      Repeatability Using Automatic Tracing with Canon OCT- HS100 and Zeiss Cirrus HD-OCT 5000
      Background Optical coherence tomography (OCT), can be used in clinical practice to provide high resolution cross-sectional images of the retina, optic disc and macula structure. These measurements can be useful for early detection, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment guidance for retinal diseases. Therefore, repeatability of measurements in OCT is of great importance. Methods Macula and optic disc parameters from the right eye of 30 healthy subjects were obtained twice with the ...
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    16. Optical Coherence Tomography Industry Has Provided Well Over 20,000 Person-Years of Direct Employment

      Optical Coherence Tomography Industry Has Provided Well Over 20,000 Person-Years of Direct Employment
      The field of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) has grown dramatically since its discovery in the early 1990s. The commercialization and growth of OCT which has occurred over the past 25 years has been highly impactful, scientifically, clinically, and economically. Many factors have helped drive this success starting with the clinical need for new cost-effective high-resolution minimally-invasive imaging solutions for various diagnostic and therapeutic applications. But equally important to this success ...
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    Canon Medical Systems

    Cannon Medical Systems Division, U.S.A.  Ophthalmic Systems.  Canon supports synergy between the Company’s retinal camera systems and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) products from OPTOPOL Technology S.A.