Ultrahigh resolution optical coherence tomography in the visible and 1300 nm wavelength region

Boris Považay, Kostadinka Bizheva, Angelika Unterhuber, Boris Hermann, Harald Sattmann, William J. Wadsworth, Jonathan C. Knight, Phillip St.J. Russell, Michael Mei, Ronald Holzwarth, Thomas Hoelzenbein, Adolf F. Fercher, Wolfgang Drexler

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Ultrahigh axial resolution OCT is demonstrated in human cells and other human biopsies for two fiber broadened femtosecond light sources, achieving 0.5μm axial resolution in the visible and 1.4μm in the 1300nm wavelength region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-52
Number of pages2
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2003
EventOptical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Techniques - Munich, Germany
Duration: 22 Jun 200324 Jun 2003


  • Enhanced penetration
  • Erbium laser
  • High resolution optical coherence tomography
  • Speciality fibers
  • Titan:sapphire laser

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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