26 October 2007 Numerical dispersion compensation for optical coherence tomography in the Wigner domain
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Proceedings Volume 6796, Photonics North 2007; 67960G (2007) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.778060
Event: Photonics North 2007, 2007, Ottawa, Canada
Abstract
Dispersive objects result in a loss of resolution in time-domain optical coherence tomography (TD-OCT). A typical technique to compensate for this effect is to introduce dispersive material in the reference arm. This method however is not very effective, as the dispersion effect of the object is depth dependent. We implement a dispersion compensation algorithm in the Wigner domain for TD-OCT. This shift-variant numerical compensation approach is more efficient than the previously reported shift-invariant methods which required a deconvolution operation for every depth.
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Sherif Sherif, Sherif Sherif, Kalon Huff, Kalon Huff, Wahab Almuhtadi, Wahab Almuhtadi, Costel Flueraru, Costel Flueraru, Youxin Mao, Youxin Mao, Shoude Chang, Shoude Chang, } "Numerical dispersion compensation for optical coherence tomography in the Wigner domain", Proc. SPIE 6796, Photonics North 2007, 67960G (26 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.778060; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.778060
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