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Manual-scanning optical coherence tomography probe based on position tracking

Ren, Jian and Wu, Jigang and McDowell, Emily J. and Yang, Changhuei (2009) Manual-scanning optical coherence tomography probe based on position tracking. Optics Letters, 34 (21). pp. 3400-3402. ISSN 0146-9592.

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A method based on position tracking to reconstruct images for a manual-scanning optical coherence tomography (OCT) probe is proposed and implemented. The method employs several feature points on a hand-held probe and a camera to track the device's pose. The continuous device poses tracking, and the collected OCT depth scans can then be combined to render OCT images. The tracking accuracy of the system was characterized to be about 6 μm along two axes and 19 μm along the third. A phantom target was used to validate the method. In addition, we report OCT images of a 54-stage Xenopus laevis tadpole acquired by manual scanning.

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Additional Information:© 2009 Optical Society of America. Received July 23, 2009; accepted August 29, 2009; posted October 1, 2009 (Doc. ID 114485); published October 29, 2009. The authors thank Kevin Hsu at Micron Optics, Inc. for the loan of the swept source laser. We acknowledge discussions with Xiquan Cui and help from Shuyi Nie. This work was funded by the Biomimetic Micro-Electronic Systems Engineering Research Center (EEC-0310723) and a National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Award (BES-0547657).
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Issue or Number:21
Classification Code:OCIS codes: 170.3880, 170.4500, 170.2150, 150.6910, 330.4150, 100.4999.
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Official Citation:Jian Ren, Jigang Wu, Emily J. McDowell, and Changhuei Yang, "Manual-scanning optical coherence tomography probe based on position tracking," Opt. Lett. 34, 3400-3402 (2009)
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