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US20110275931 System and Method for Early Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy Using Optical Coherence Tomography  
A system for the imaging, processing and evaluation of tissues provides prognostic and diagnostic details regarding diseased tissue. A set of quantitative measures were developed and integrated in...
US20140293290 Method and System for Compact Optical Coherence Tomography  
The tunable filter placed in front of the detector to make the interferometer more sensitive and accurate for reading various samples for diagnosis. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) system and...
US20140139845 OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM AND OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY METHOD  
The present invention relates to an optical coherence tomography system having an interferometer, in particular a Michelson interferometer, having a reference arm for variable adjustment of an...
US20140176960 POLARIZATION SENSITIVE OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM  
The invention generally relates to a polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography (OCT) system that includes both polarization maintaining and single mode optical fiber and methods of use...
US20130169971 OCT IMAGING SYSTEM FOR CURVED SAMPLES  
This patent specification describes an OCT imaging system that implements at least one of the following: (1) adjusting the path length of a reference arm during an OCT scan of a curved sample or...
US20120274943 FIZEAU REFERENCE ARM USING A CHIRPED FIBER BRAGG GRATING  
An improved interferometer measurement system is presented. In a preferred embodiment, a chirped fiber Bragg grating is used as a reference surface in a Fizeau interferometer arrangement for...
US20110102802 Systems for Comprehensive Fourier Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (FDOCT) and Related Methods  
Optical coherence tomography systems for imaging a whole eye are provided including a sample arm including focal optics that are configured to rapidly switch between at least two scanning modes in...
US20120300215 OCT Combining Probes and Integrated Systems  
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) probe and system designs are disclosed that minimize the effects of mechanical movement and strain to the probe to the OCT analysis. It also concerns optical...
US20120300216 Integrated Optical Coherence Analysis System  
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) probe and system designs are disclosed that minimize the effects of mechanical movement and strain to the probe to the OCT analysis. It also concerns optical...
US20130051627 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR EARLY NON-INVASIVE DIAGNOSE OF FRUIT TREE DISEASE  
The present invention relates to a non-invasive early diagnostic method and device that allows an early diagnosis of Marssonina blotch disease, which infects apple tree leaves, before the...
US20150049340 OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY WITH AN EXTENDED DYNAMIC RANGE  
The invention lies in the field of optical metrology and relates to optical coherence tomography (OCT). In particular, the invention relates to an apparatus and a method for the depth-dependent...
US20120184846 IMAGING AND VISUALIZATION SYSTEMS, INSTRUMENTS, AND METHODS USING OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY  
Imaging and visualization systems, instruments, and methods using optical coherence tomography (OCT) are disclosed. A method for OCT image capture includes determining a location of a feature of...
US20110181888 HIGH RESOLUTION EXTENDED DEPTH OF FIELD OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY  
An optical coherence tomography (OCT) imager comprising: a low coherence light source that provides light; a photosensor for imaging light; optics that directs a first portion of the light along a...
US20120050747 Non-Destructive Stress Profile Determination in Chemically Tempered Glass  
Apparatus, systems and methods for improving strength of thin cover glass for electronic devices are disclosed. Optical coherence tomography analysis may reveal fine details of a residual stress...
US20120140238 SPECTRAL DOMAIN OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM  
An optical coherence tomography device is disclosed for improved imaging. Reduced levels of speckle in the images generated by the device are obtained by forming a B-scan from a plurality of...
US20110007321 SPECTRAL DOMAIN OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM  
An optical coherence tomography device is disclosed for improved imaging. Reduced levels of speckle in the images generated by the device are obtained by forming a B-scan from a plurality of...
US20120287439 Interferometer and Fourier Spectrometer using same  
Provided is a small, highly accurate Fourier spectrometer which enables highly accurate detection of an optical path difference in an interferometer. An element for changing to a narrow band is...
US20120075638 SEGMENTATION AND QUANTIFICATION FOR INTRAVASCULAR OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY IMAGES  
A system and related methods for automatic or semi-automatic segmentation and quantification of blood vessel structure and physiology, including segmentation and quantification of lumen, guide...
US20140268168 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY AND TWO-PHOTON LUMINESCENCE IMAGING  
Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure include a combined catheter-based optical coherence tomography-two-photon luminescence (OCT-TPL) imaging system. Exemplary embodiments further...
US20150138563 POLARIZATION SENSITIVE OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY  
This disclosure relates to an OCT apparatus configured to generate to electromagnetic (e.g., optical) signals having two different polarization states. Two or more silicon optical amplifiers...
US20120162660 AUTOMATIC CALIBRATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USE  
The disclosed automatic calibration systems and methods provide a repeatable way to detect internal catheter reflections and to shift the internal catheter reflections to calibrate an image.
US20130063727 LOW COHERENCE ENHANCED BACKSCATTERING TOMOGRAPHY AND TECHNIQUES  
A low coherence enhanced backscattering tomography (LEBT) method is disclosed for depth-selective sensing of the superficial layer of tissue. 3D images of the microarchitecture and molecular...
US20110273721 Novel compact, affordable optical test, measurement or imaging device  
The system disclosed is for optical coherence tomography (OCT). The system includes an improved interferometric system for metrology, detection, ranging as well as imaging system based on optical...
US20150219436 OPTICAL PROBE AND METHOD OF ATTACHING OPTICAL PROBE  
An optical probe includes an optical fiber that rotates around an axis of rotation and that transmits light; an optical connector that is connected to an end face of the optical fiber and that...
US20110282331 OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY WITH MULTIPLE IMAGING INSTRUMENTS  
A combination includes an OCT system, an optical instrument, optics defining an optical path from the optical instrument to a target, and secondary optics for coupling the OCT system to the...
US20150063406 Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Freeze Drying Microscopy  
A product critical temperature during freeze drying is determined. The product is imaged using optical coherence tomography (“OCT”). The product is freeze dried while the temperature of the...
US20120294328 Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Freeze Drying Microscopy  
A product critical temperature during freeze drying is determined. The product is imaged using optical coherence tomography (“OCT”). The product is freeze dried while the temperature of the...
US20140247455 OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ASSEMBLY  
An OCT assembly comprising: (a) a light transmissive rod having a first end, a second end, and a central axis; and a refractive surface adjacent to the second end; (b) a housing surrounding the...
US20130010302 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVED BALANCED DETECTION IN OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY IMAGING  
Systems and methods for reducing noise in balanced detection based optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems are described. Embodiments including both optical hardware and electronic based...
US20090323076 HIGH RESOLUTION OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY BASED IMAGING FOR INTRALUMINAL AND INTERSTITIAL USE IMPLEMENTED WITH A REDUCED FORM FACTOR  
Mechanically robust minimal form factor OCT probes suitable for medical applications such as needle biopsy, intraluminal and intravascular imaging are achieved in part by employing compound lenses...
US20130188195 Optically Corrective Microprobe for White Light Interferometry  
An optically corrective microprobe for white light interferometry is disclosed. In white light interferometry which uses different spectral ranges, the dispersion-induced dependency of optical...
US20150146211 OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY PROBE  
A monolithic optical coherence tomography (OCT) probe is provided. The probe includes a first section having a groove, an optical fiber in the groove, and a second section having a reflective...
US20140221827 ENHANCED OPTICAL ANGIOGRAPHY USING INTENSITY CONTRAST AND PHASE CONTRAST IMAGING METHODS  
The methods described herein are methods to ascertain motion contrast within optical coherence tomography data based upon intensity. The methods of the invention use logarithm operation to convert...
US20150043002 Dielectric-Enhanced Metal Coatings for MEMS Tunable Filters  
The present invention concerns the use of hybrid metal-dielectric optical coatings as the end reflectors of laser cavities and/or in the mirror structures used in other optical resonators, such as...
US20120281237 SPECKLE REDUCTION IN OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY BY PATH LENGTH ENCODED ANGULAR COMPOUNDING  
Accordingly, exemplary embodiments of an apparatus probe catheter and method can be provided for irradiating a structure. In particular, an interferometer may forward forwarding an electromagnetic...
US20130010283 DARK FIELD OPTICAL COHERENCE MICROSCOPY  
The invention relates to an optical coherence microscopy system for fast, phase resolved imaging by means of optical coherence microscopy with decoupled illumination and detection apertures,...
US20130107273 OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY  
An optical coherence tomography system comprising a light source (a) and a probe (e) that has a window at a front facing end. The window has an inner face (i) that has an anti-reflection surface...
US20130100456 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SWEPT-SOURCE OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY  
Systems and methods for increasing the duty cycle and/or producing interleaved pulses of alternating polarization states in swept-source optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems are considered....
US20150002850 OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY TECHNIQUE  
An optical coherence tomography device comprises a light generator, a dispersive medium, an optical coupler and a detector. The light generator is adapted to generate a series of input pulses of...
US20150077707 IMAGING SYSTEM  
Imaging systems are provided allowing examination of different object regions spaced apart in a depth direction by visual microscopy and by optical coherence tomography. An axial field of view and...
US20110228218 IMAGING SYSTEM  
Imaging systems are provided allowing examination of different object regions spaced apart in a depth direction by visual microscopy and by optical coherence tomography. An axial field of view and...
US20120099112 Multi-core low reflection lateral output fiber probe  
Multi-core optical fiber probe includes a multi-core optical fiber (and method of manufacturing the probe) including a plurality of cores adjacent a cladding material, and a plurality of angled...
US20140300901 OCT PROBE USING PZT  
An optical coherence tomography (OCT) probe using lead zirconate titanate (PZT). In the OCT probe using PZT, a sine wave is induced from a vibrator made of a piezoelectric element, so that an...
US20140125987 Integrated Optical Coherence Tomography System  
An optical detector system comprises a hermetic optoelectronic package, an optical bench installed within the optoelectronic package, a balanced detector system installed on the optical bench. The...
US20120170046 Integrated Optical Coherence Tomography System  
An optical detector system comprises a hermetic optoelectronic package, an optical bench installed within the optoelectronic package, a balanced detector system installed on the optical bench. The...
US20120232686 WAFER ALIGNMENT SYSTEM WITH OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY  
A system for performing alignment of two wafers is disclosed. The system comprises an optical coherence tomography system and a wafer alignment system. The wafer alignment system is configured and...
US20150245768 OPTICAL PROBE, OPTICAL MEASUREMENT METHOD, AND OPTICAL MEASUREMENT DEVICE  
An optical probe 10 includes an optical fiber 11, an optical connecter 12 being connected to the optical fiber 11, a focusing optical system 13 and a deflection optical system 14 each being...
US20090257065 SURGICAL MICROSCOPY SYSTEM HAVING AN OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY FACILITY  
A surgical microscopy system is provided wherein an optical coherence tomography facility is integrated into a microscopy system. A beam of measuring light formed by collimating optics of an OCT...
US20100039651 INTERFEROMETRIC DEVICE (VARIANTS)  
Variants of an interferometric device are developed for examining internal structures of objects by means of optical coherence tomography, which allow for controlling a boundary location of the...
US20110096291 Systems for Extended Depth Fourier Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (FDOCT) and Related Methods  
Systems for extended depth frequency domain optical coherence tomography are provided including a detection system configured to sample spectral elements at substantially equal frequency...