Optical Coherence Tomography Systems by Novacam

Novacam dOCTor Optical Coherence Tomography systems, working at 1300 nm wavelength, are available in both time-domain (TD-OCT) and Fourier-domain laser swept source (SS-OCT) versions, each offering particular advantages. The high speed (30 kHz) SS-OCT system is more suitable for …

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Optical coherence tomography device and control program

An optical coherence tomography device includes an OCT optical system; a processor. The processor executes: an image generation processing of processing first OCT signals, and generating, based on the first OCT signals, a three-dimensional motion contrast image which is obtained …

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University of California at Berkeley Receives NIH Grant for Interferometric Optophysiology of the Human Retina

University of California at Berkeley Receives a 2017 NIH Grant for $ 618,742 for Interferometric Optophysiology of the Human Retina. The principal investigato is Austin Roorda. The program began in 2015 and ends in 2020. Below is a summary of …

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Optical coherence elastography to assess biomechanics and detect progression of ocular and other tissues degenerative diseases

An excitation force (internal or external) and phase-sensitive optical coherence elastography (OCE) system, used in conjunction with a data analyzing algorithm, is capable of measuring and quantifying biomechanical parameters of tissues in situ and in vivo. The method was approbated …

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New SuperK MIR brings supercontinuum into the mid-IR

With their ultra-broad spectrum, diffraction-limited beam quality and robust fiber architecture, supercontinuum white light lasers have long been the light source of choice in demanding applications from fluorescence microscopy and bio-imaging to spectroscopy and industrial metrology. Based on NKT Photonics …

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16  MHz wavelength-swept and wavelength-stepped laser architectures based on stretched-pulse active mode locking with a single continuously chirped fiber Bragg grating

We demonstrate a novel high-speed and broadband laser architecture based on stretched pulse active mode locking that provides a wavelength-swept and wavelength-stepped output. The laser utilizes a single intracavity 8.3 meter chirped fiber Bragg grating to generate positive and negative …

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Johns Hopkins University Receives NIH Grant for Micro Coherence Imaging Technology for Assessing Obstructive Lung Disease In Vivo

Johns Hopkins University Receives a 2017 NIH Grant for $ 750,287 for Micro Coherence Imaging Technology for Assessing Obstructive Lung Disease In Vivo. The principal investigator is Robert Brown. The program began in 2014 and ends in 2019. Below is …

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Integrating optical coherence tomography with laryngeal videostroboscopy

During clinical voice assessment, laryngologists and speech-language pathologists rely heavily on laryngeal endoscopy with videostroboscopy to evaluate pathology and dysfunction of the vocal folds. The cost effectiveness, ease of use, and synchronized audio and visual feedback provided by videostroboscopic assessment …

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Compact Imaging Teams with SRI International for Dynamic Biometrics Development under IARPA Odin Program

Compact Imaging, Inc. (CI) today announced that SRI International has selected CI’s non-invasive depth scanning sensor, MRO™, as a critical component in the development of “dynamic biometrics” for improved detection of attempts to evade or deceive biometric security systems, such …

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Optical coherence tomography predicts 4-year incident diabetic neuropathy

Purpose To examine the capability of optical coherence tomography-derived retinal thickness measures in detecting 4-year incident diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). Methods 145 eyes of 145 participants with diabetes but no DPN at baseline were examined for incident DPN. HbA 1c …

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Persistent Asymmetric Optic Disc Swelling After Long-Duration Space Flight: Implications for Pathogenesis

Background: Several ophthalmic findings including optic disc swelling, globe flattening and choroidal folds have been observed in astronauts following long-duration space flight. The authors now report asymmetric choroidal expansion, disc swelling and optic disc morphologic changes in a 45-year-old astronaut …

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