An improved algorithm of structural image reconstruction with rapid scanning optical delay line for Optical Coherence Tomography
Paper #2363 received 2015.03.17; revised manuscript received 2016.03.01; accepted for publication 2016.03.01; published online 2016.03.20.
A new algorithm of structural image reconstruction in Optical Coherence Tomography is described. The modified rapid scanning optical delay (RSOD) line, low numerical aperture, small angle raster scanning with consecutive averaging and multilevel digital filtering have been used to obtain high quality structural images of an onion and the nail bed of a human thumb. The proposed method significantly improves image contrast and allows visualization of small blood capillaries under the nail plate.
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