1 June 2011 Dual excitation waveform Fabry-Perot tunable filters used in swept sources
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We report experimental evidence of a novel method to quench the resonances of a Fabry-Perot tunable filter typically used as a wavelength selective element in swept source OCT systems. The method is based on applying a non-sinusoidal, synthesized waveform to the tunable filter, waveform that can be found experimentally in a few iteration steps. A significant improvement in the OCT image quality has been obtained without any software recalibration method.
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I. Trifanov, I. Trifanov, A. Bradu, A. Bradu, L. Neagu, L. Neagu, A. Lobo Ribeiro, A. Lobo Ribeiro, A. Gh. Podoleanu, A. Gh. Podoleanu, } "Dual excitation waveform Fabry-Perot tunable filters used in swept sources", Proc. SPIE 8091, Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Techniques V, 80910X (1 June 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.889710; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.889710
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