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Special Issue "Optical Coherence Tomography and its Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2019).
Interests: optical coherence tomography; terahertz imaging; non-destructive testing; imaging method; process analytical technology; coating
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Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a powerful non-invasive optical imaging technique that acquires real-time cross-sectional images with micron-scale resolution. Since its invention in 1991, OCT soon became an indispensable tool for the diagnosis and management of many eye diseases. Because of the technology's capabilities and inherent practicality, OCT continues to move into new biomedical applications including cardiovascular research, dermatology and dental diagnosis, small animal imaging and many more. In addition, with the advances in new light source (swept light source, supercontinuum light source, for example) and development in new imaging modalities (high-resolution OCT microscope, high-speed OCT angiography etc.), OCT has also expanded into non-medical application areas particularly in the non-destructive evaluation field including both off-line inspection and in-line process monitoring. This Special Issue of the journal Applied Sciences, “Optical Coherence Tomography and Its Applications” is dedicated to cover some recent advances in novel technology, as well as medical and non-medical applications of OCT.
Prof. Dr. Yaochun Shen
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- Optical coherence tomography
- Optical coherence angiography
- Optical coherence microscopy
- Polarization sensitive OCT
- Doppler OCT
- Swept light source
- Supercontinuum light source
- Ophthalmic imaging
- Dermatology and dental application
- Non-destructive evaluation