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    2. Optical coherence tomography visualizes neurons in human entorhinal cortex

      Optical coherence tomography visualizes neurons in human entorhinal cortex

      The cytoarchitecture of the human brain is of great interest in diverse fields: neuroanatomy, neurology, neuroscience, and neuropathology. Traditional histology is a method that has been historically used to assess cell and fiber content in the ex vivo human brain. However, this technique suffers from significant distortions. We used a previously demonstrated optical coherence microscopy technique to image individual neurons in several square millimeters of en-face tissue blocks from layer II of the human entorhinal cortex, over 50     μ m in depth. The same slices were then sectioned and stained for Nissl substance. We registered the optical coherence tomography (OCT) images ...

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    3. Wideband Electrically-Pumped 1050 nm MEMS-Tunable VCSEL for Ophthalmic Imaging

      Wideband Electrically-Pumped 1050 nm MEMS-Tunable VCSEL for Ophthalmic Imaging

      In this paper, we present a 1050 nm electricallypumped micro-electro-mechanically-tunable vertical-cavitysurface- emitting-laser (MEMS-VCSEL) with a record dynamic tuning bandwidth of 63.8 nm, suitable for swept source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) imaging. These devices provide reduced cost & complexity relative to previously demonstrated optically pumped devices by obviating the need for a pump laser and associated hardware. We demonstrate ophthalmic SS-OCT imaging with the electrically-pumped MEMS-VCSEL at a 400 kHz axial scan rate for wide field imaging of the in vivo human retina over a 12 mm × 12 mm field and for OCT angiography of the macula over 6 mm × 6 ...

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    4. Post-doctoral Associate Position in Biophotonics / Biomedical Optical Imaging at Lehigh University

      Post-doctoral Associate Position in Biophotonics / Biomedical Optical Imaging at Lehigh University
      ...In August 2007, Dr. Zhou joined Professor James G. Fujimoto’s Laser Medicine and Medical Imaging Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a postdoctoral associate. Since then, he has been working on th...
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    5. AGREEMENT AND REPRODUCIBILITY OF RETINAL PIGMENT EPITHELIAL DETACHMENT VOLUMETRIC MEASUREMENTS THROUGH OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY

      AGREEMENT AND REPRODUCIBILITY OF RETINAL PIGMENT EPITHELIAL DETACHMENT VOLUMETRIC MEASUREMENTS THROUGH OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY

      Purpose: To assess the agreement and reproducibility of retinal pigment epithelial detachment (RPED) volumetric measurements using a commercially available optical coherence tomography software available for the Zeiss Cirrus HD-OCT. Methods: Twelve eyes of 10 patients with a diagnosis of neovascular age-related macular degeneration with RPED, seen at the New England Eye Center between October 2012 and December 2012, were enrolled in the study. Three separate scans per affected eye were obtained using the "Macular Cube 512 x 128" protocol. "Retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) elevation analysis" software was used to measure RPED volumes in the central 3-mm and 5-mm circles by ...

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    6. En Face Imaging of the Choroid in Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy Using Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography

      En Face Imaging of the Choroid in Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy Using Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography
      ...rmany * Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA , Caroline R. Baumal x Caroline R....
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    7. High-Speed Ultrahigh-Resolution OCT of Bruch's Membrane in Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Type 2

      High-Speed Ultrahigh-Resolution OCT of Bruch's Membrane in Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Type 2
      ...SPR, JSD); and Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts (JJL, JGF). Supported in part by a Research t...
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    8. NinePoint Medical Appoints Christopher von Jako, Ph.D., to Chief Executive Officer

      NinePoint Medical Appoints Christopher von Jako, Ph.D., to Chief Executive Officer
      ...LifeSciences, Covidien, Medtronic, and Radionics. He earned a double B.S. from Bates College, a M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. from the University of Pécs Medical School. <...
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    9. Ultrahigh speed endoscopic optical coherence tomography for gastroenterology

      Ultrahigh speed endoscopic optical coherence tomography for gastroenterology

      We describe an ultrahigh speed endoscopic swept source optical coherence tomography (OCT) system for clinical gastroenterology using a vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) and micromotor imaging catheter. The system had a 600 kHz axial scan rate and 8 µm axial resolution in tissue. Imaging was performed with a 3.2 mm diameter imaging catheter at 400 frames per second with a 12 µm spot size. Three-dimensional OCT (3D-OCT) imaging was performed in patients with a cross section of pathologies undergoing upper and lower endoscopy. The use of distally actuated imaging catheters enabled OCT imaging with more flexibility, such as volumetric imaging ...

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    10. Depth-encoded all-fiber swept source polarization sensitive OCT

      Depth-encoded all-fiber swept source polarization sensitive OCT

      Polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography (PS-OCT) is a functional extension of conventional OCT and can assess depth-resolved tissue birefringence in addition to intensity. Most existing PS-OCT systems are relatively complex and their clinical translation remains difficult. We present a simple and robust all-fiber PS-OCT system based on swept source technology and polarization depth-encoding. Polarization multiplexing was achieved using a polarization maintaining fiber. Polarization sensitive signals were detected using fiber based polarization beam splitters and polarization controllers were used to remove the polarization ambiguity. A simplified post-processing algorithm was proposed for speckle noise reduction relaxing the demand for phase stability. We ...

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    11. Dual modality intravascular optical coherence tomography (OCT) and near-infrared fluorescence (NIRF) imaging: a fully automated algorithm for the distance-calibration of NIRF signal intensity for quantitative molecular imaging

      Dual modality intravascular optical coherence tomography (OCT) and near-infrared fluorescence (NIRF) imaging: a fully automated algorithm for the distance-calibration of NIRF signal intensity for quantitative molecular imaging
      ... Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA ...
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    12. All-fiber wavelength swept ring laser based on Fabry-Perot filter for optical frequency domain imaging

      All-fiber wavelength swept ring laser based on  Fabry-Perot filter for optical frequency domain  imaging

      Innovations in laser engineering have yielded several novel configurations for high repetition rate, broad sweep range, and long coherence length wavelength swept lasers. Although these lasers have enabled high performance frequency-domain optical coherence tomography, they are typically complicated and costly and many require access to proprietary materials or devices. Here, we demonstrate a simplified ring resonator configuration that is straightforward to construct from readily available materials at a low total cost. It was enabled by an insight regarding the significance of isolation against bidirectional operation and by configuring the sweep range of the intracavity filter to exceed its free spectral ...

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  2. About Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private, coeducational research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MIT has five schools and one college, containing 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis in theoretical, applied, and interdisciplinary scientific and technological research.  Laser Medicine and Medical Imaging Group at MIT.  The RLE Laser Medicine and Medical Imaging Group and its close collaborators were the originators of optical coherence tomography (OCT), a diagnostic technology now used in a growing number of medical fields. The group currently works to further understand and exploit the capabilities of OCT technology, with ongoing investigations in topics related to optical coherence microscopy development and optical biopsy using OCT.