New Designs for the Next Generation Optical Coherence Tomography Systems


Audrey Ellerbee

(Stanford University)

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Date: 5/14/2013


In its nearly 25-year history, optical coherence tomography (OCT) has gained appreciable notoriety as a technology capable of non-invasively imaging the microstructure of biological tissue. The rapid penetration of OCT into the clinical market has both been driven by and itself stimulated by new technological advances in the field, with the end result of a highly informative, patient-friendly diagnostic modality. Recently, our own group has taken a systematic approach to re-engineering the traditional OCT system both to understand and to overcome some of the known limitations of current designs. In this talk, I provide a perspective on historical developments in the field, our recent contributions, and new application areas.

Created: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013