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Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 7: Optical Coherence Tomography , Technology and Applications

By Stephen Boppart

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Optical Coherence Tomography


  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Biomedical Imaging Size Scales
  • The Biological window into tissue
  • Optical ranging in biological tissue
  • Coherence Theory
  • Relationships
  • Optical Ranging using Low Coherence Interferometry
  • Beam Focusing
  • Multi-Dimensional OCT Imaging
  • OCT Modes of Operation
  • Comparison with confocal microscopy


Omar N Sobh

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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