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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Machining Head For A Laser Machining Device Comprising A PATH-LENGTH Modulator In The Reference Arm; Method For Laser Machining Of A Workpiece, Comprising Corresponding Steps

The invention relates to a machining head for a laser machining device, which is equipped for machining a workpiece (24) using laser radiation (30). The laser machining head comprises an adjustable focusing optical unit (34), which focuses the laser radiation …

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System And Method For Acquiring Slice Image In Blood Vessel Using Optical Coherence Tomography Device And Imaging Catheter

The present invention provides a system and a method for acquiring a slice image in a blood vessel using an optical coherence tomography (OCT) device and an imaging catheter, the system for acquiring a slice image in a blood vessel …

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Quantitative elasticity measurement of urinary bladder wall using laser-induced surface acoustic waves

The maintenance of urinary bladder elasticity is essential to its functions, including the storage and voiding phases of the micturition cycle. The bladder stiffness can be changed by various pathophysiological conditions. Quantitative measurement of bladder elasticity is an essential step …

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Measurement of a multi-layered tear film phantom using optical coherence tomography and statistical decision theory

To extend our understanding of tear film dynamics for the management of dry eye disease, we propose a method to optically sense the tear film and estimate simultaneously the thicknesses of the lipid and aqueous layers. The proposed method, SDT-OCT, …

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Miniaturized endoscopic probe for optical coherence tomography with a tiny magnet driving device

This paper proposes an endoscopic probe for optical coherence tomography (OCT) applying on side-imaging of internal organs. The probe consists of single-mode fiber, a gradient-index (GRIN) lens, and a mirror of cylindrical wedge shape attaching to a magnetized metal piece …

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Noninvasive monitoring of photodynamic therapy on skin neoplastic lesions using the optical attenuation coefficient measured by optical coherence tomograph

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has become a promising alternative for treatment of skin lesions such as squamous cell carcinoma. We propose a method to monitor the effects of PDT in a noninvasive way by using the optical attenuation coefficient (OAC) calculated …

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Development of Tissue Characterization Using Optical Coherence Tomography for Defining Coronary Plaque Morphology and the Vascular Responses After Coronary Stent Implantation

Cardiovascular disease is associated with a high burden of mortality secondary to acute coronary events. Assessment for vulnerable plaque and an understanding of the etiology of stent failure by intravascular imaging may facilitate a greater understanding of the underlying processes …

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UV-VIS Spectroscopy in the Clinic – What’s Stopping It?

Bigio’s team isn’t the only one to encounter this difficulty in attracting funding. Dr. Adam Wax’s group at Duke University has been developing a technique – angle-resolved low-coherence interferometry, or a/LCI – enabling early detection of cancer and other biomedical …

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Leading Irish University Bio-Photonics Laboratory And Compact Imaging Extend Agreement For Innovative Research Collaboration

NUI Galway’s TOMI Lab Provides Globally-Recognized Scientific Leadership for Advanced Development of Company’s Mobile OCT Technology

The National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway) (www.nuigalway.com.ie) and Compact Imaging, Inc. (CI) (www.compactimaging.com) today jointly announced the extension of their innovative research …

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Optical Coherence Tomography Optical Probe Systems And Methods To Reduce Artifacts

A system for reducing artifacts produced in images using an optica! probe system is provided. The artifacts are reduced by reducing power of secondary beam paths produced by non-Fresnel reflections by at ieast one of absorption, scattering and rejection of …

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