1. Feng-Yu Chang

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    2. Optical coherence tomography-guided laser microsurgery for blood coagulation with continuous-wave laser diode

      Optical coherence tomography-guided laser microsurgery for blood coagulation with continuous-wave laser diode
      Blood coagulation is the clotting and subsequent dissolution of the clot following repair to the damaged tissue. However, inducing blood coagulation is difficult for some patients with homeostasis dysfunction or during surgery. In this study, we proposed a method to develop an integrated system that combines optical coherence tomography (OCT) and laser microsurgery for blood coagulation. Also, an algorithm for positioning of the treatment location from OCT images was developed ...
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    3. Optical inspection of solar cells using phase-sensitive optical coherence tomography

      Optical inspection of solar cells using phase-sensitive optical coherence tomography
      The inspection and measurement of solar cells has become an important technique in evaluating the efficiency and quality of solar cell devices. Currently, surface defect detection of solar cells can be achieved by several approaches such as machine vision, photoluminescence, and electroluminescence imaging techniques. Nevertheless, it is still difficult to inspect the inner structures of solar cells. In response to this need, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy ...
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    4. Investigation of temporal vascular effects induced by focused ultrasound treatment with speckle-variance optical coherence tomography

      Investigation of temporal vascular effects induced by focused ultrasound treatment with speckle-variance optical coherence tomography
      Focused ultrasound (FUS) can be used to locally and temporally enhance vascular permeability, improving the efficiency of drug delivery from the blood vessels into the surrounding tissue. However, it is difficult to evaluate in real time the effect induced by FUS and to noninvasively observe the permeability enhancement. In this study, speckle-variance optical coherence tomography (SVOCT) was implemented for the investigation of temporal effects on vessels induced by FUS treatment ...
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    5. Feature Of The Week 11/17/13: Monitoring of wound healing process of human skin after fractional laser treatments with optical coherence tomography

      Feature Of The Week 11/17/13: Monitoring of wound healing process of human skin after fractional laser treatments with optical coherence tomography
      Fractional photothermolysis induced by non-ablative fractional lasers (NAFLs) or ablative fractional lasers (AFLs) can remodel the skin, regenerate collagen, and remove tumor tissue. However, fractional laser treatments may result in severe side effects, and multiple treatments are required to achieve the expected outcome. Thus, the treatment outcome and downtime after fractional laser treatments are key issues to determine the following treatment strategy. In this study, an optical coherence tomography (OCT ...
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    6. Evaluation of Moisture-Related Attenuation Coefficient and Water Diffusion Velocity in Human Skin Using Optical Coherence Tomography

      Evaluation of Moisture-Related Attenuation Coefficient and Water Diffusion Velocity in Human Skin Using Optical Coherence Tomography
      In this study, time-resolved optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanning images of the process of water diffusion in the skin that illustrate the enhancement in the backscattered intensities due to the increased water concentration are presented. In our experiments, the water concentration in the skin was increased by soaking the hand in water, and the same region of the skin was scanned and measured with the OCT system and a commercial ...
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    7. Differentiation of oral precancerous stages with optical coherence tomography based on the evaluation of optical scattering properties of oral mucosae

      Differentiation of oral precancerous stages with optical coherence tomography based on the evaluation of optical scattering properties of oral mucosae
      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has been demonstrated to be a powerful tool for noninvasive, real-time oral cancer diagnosis. However, in previous reports, OCT has still been found to be difficult to use in the diagnosis of oral precancerous stages, including mild dysplasia and moderate dysplasia. In clinical applications, early diagnosis and treatment of oral cancer can greatly improve the survival rate. Therefore, in this study, we propose a new approach ...
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    8. Visualization of hair follicles using high-speed optical coherence tomography based on a Fourier domain mode locking laser

      Visualization of hair follicles using high-speed optical coherence tomography based on a Fourier domain mode locking laser
      Abstract  In this study, a swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) system with a Fourier domain mode locking (FDML) laser is proposed for a dermatology study. The homemade FDML laser is one kind of frequency-sweeping light source, which can provide output power of >20 mW and an output spectrum of 65 nm in bandwidth centered at 1300 nm, enabling imaging with an axial resolution of 12 μm in the OCT system ...
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    9. Quantitative Phase Imaging With Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography for Optical Measurement of Nanostructures

      Quantitative Phase Imaging With Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography for Optical Measurement of Nanostructures
      In this letter, a phase-sensitive, swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) system is implemented for the optical measurement of nanostructures. A new approach is proposed to reduce the phase errors, resulting from trigger jitter of the swept source and the asynchronization between the A-scan trigger and OCT signal at the data acquisition end, with a narrowband fiber Bragg grating to generate the accurate A-scan trigger. Furthermore, combining the common-path configuration with ...
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    10. Microvascular Imaging Using Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography with Single-Channel Acquisition

      Microvascular Imaging Using Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography with Single-Channel Acquisition
      This study proposes a new approach to improve the phase stability for swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) with single-channel acquisition. This approach can improve the phase instability due to the A-scan trigger jitter from the swept source, or the asynchronization between the A-scan trigger and high-speed digitizer, which enables the visualization of vascular structures by SS-OCT. Aside from reducing the phase noise of the OCT system, only one channel is ...
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    11. Feature Of The Week 5/15/11: Researchers from Chang Gung University use OCT for NDE of Indium Tin Oxide Conducting Glass used in Display and Other Technologies

      Feature Of The Week 5/15/11: Researchers from Chang Gung University use OCT for NDE of Indium Tin Oxide Conducting Glass used in Display and Other Technologies
      Indium tin oxide (ITO) is one of the most common conducting oxides used on glass substrates due to the electrical conductivity and optical transparency. Indium tin oxide conducting glass has been widely used for industrial products such as display technologies, circuit substrates, and antennas for mobile communication. Defects in ITO glass fundamentally influence its physical properties, such as electrical conductivity, optical transparency, and the spreading length of injected carriers, all ...
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    12. Observations of cardiac beating behaviors of wild-type and mutant Drosophilae with optical coherence tomography

      Observations of cardiac beating behaviors of wild-type and mutant Drosophilae with optical coherence tomography
      Time-resolved optical coherence tomography (OCT) scanning images of wild-type and mutant fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster), illustrating the heartbeat patterns for evaluating their cardiac functions, are demonstrated. Based on the heartbeat patterns, the beat rate and the relative phase between the first two heart segments can be evaluated. The OCT scanning results of mutant flies with impaired proteasome function in cardiac muscles show irregular heartbeat patterns and systematically decreased average beat ...
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  2. About Feng-Yu Chang

    Feng-Yu Chang is in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Chang Gung University in Taiwan.