7 February 2007 High-resolution frequency domain second harmonic optical coherence tomography
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We used continuum generated in an 8.5 cm long fiber by a femtosecond Yb fiber laser to improve threefold the axial resolution of frequency domain SH-OCT to 12&mgr;m. The acquisition time was shortened by more than two orders of magnitude compared to time domain SH-OCT. The system was applied to image biological tissue of fish scales, pig leg tendon and rabbit eye sclera. Highly organized collagen fibrils can be visualized in the recorded images. Polarization dependence on second harmonic has been used to obtain polarization resolved images.
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Jianping Su, Jianping Su, I. V. Tomov, I. V. Tomov, Yi Jiang, Yi Jiang, Zhongping Chen, Zhongping Chen, } "High-resolution frequency domain second harmonic optical coherence tomography", Proc. SPIE 6429, Coherence Domain Optical Methods and Optical Coherence Tomography in Biomedicine XI, 642921 (7 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.704259; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.704259
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