15 February 1994 Development of an electro-optical ellipsometer with application in ophthalmology
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Proceedings Volume 2079, Laser Applications in Ophthalmology; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.168724
Event: Europto Biomedical Optics '93, 1993, Budapest, Hungary
Abstract
Glaucomatous diseases are one of the main reasons for blindness in modern industry nations. In its chronical form this disease leads to a reduction of the nerve fiber layer of the retina. Therefore it is a point of interest to measure the thickness of the nerve fiber layer in the human eye in vivo. Because of the birefringent abilities of the nerve fiber layer an ellipsometric method can be used to measure its thickness. The next sections will describe a method based on standard ellipsometry, but using electro-optical devices instead of mechanical ones to measure the nerve fiber layer thickness faster and with less errors then it is done by mechanical ellipsometry.
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T. Fendrich, T. Fendrich, Stefan K. Fischer, Stefan K. Fischer, Josef F. Bille, Josef F. Bille, } "Development of an electro-optical ellipsometer with application in ophthalmology", Proc. SPIE 2079, Laser Applications in Ophthalmology, (15 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.168724; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.168724
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