Abstract

We have used a newly developed Yb-doped high-power fiber source in an optical coherence tomography (OCT) apparatus. We have analyzed various properties of interest for OCT measurements such as spectral shape, related gate width, central wavelength, bandwidth, and power output.

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1998 (6)

B. W. Colston, M. J. Everett, and L.B. Da Silva, “Imaging of hard- and soft-tissue structure in the oral cavity by optical coherence tomography,” Appl. Opt. 37, 3582–3585 (1998).
[Crossref]

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[Crossref]

M. D. Duncan, M. Bashkansky, and J. Reintjes, “Subsurface defect detection in materials using optical coherence tomography,” Opt. Exp., 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4710.htm.

R. Jones, M. Tziraki, P. M. W. French, K. M. Kwolek, D. D. Nolte, and M. R. Melloch, “Direct-to-video holographic 3-D imaging using photorefractive multiple quantum well devices,” Opt. Exp. 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4055.htm.

B. E. Bouma, L. E. Nelson, G. J. Tearney, D. J. Jones, M. E. Brezinski, and J. G. Fujimoto, “Optical coherence tomographic imaging of human tissue at 1.55 μm and 1.81 μm using Er- and Tm-doped fiber sources,” J. Biom. Opt. 3, 76–79 (1998).
[Crossref]

L. Goldberg, J. P. Koplow, and R. P. Moeller, “High-power superfluorescent source with a side-pumped Yb-doped double-cladding fiber,” Opt. Lett. 23, 1037–1039 (1998).
[Crossref]

1997 (1)

1996 (1)

1991 (1)

1988 (1)

1987 (2)

Bashkansky, M.

M. D. Duncan, M. Bashkansky, and J. Reintjes, “Subsurface defect detection in materials using optical coherence tomography,” Opt. Exp., 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4710.htm.

M. Bashkansky, M. D. Duncan, M. Kahn, D. Lewis, III, and J. Reintjes, “Subsurface defect detection in ceramics using optical gated techniques,” Opt. Lett. 22, 61–63 (1997).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Beach, N. M.

S. N. Roper, M. D. Moores, G. V. Gelikonov, F. I. Feldchtein, N. M. Beach, M. A. King, V. M. Gelikonov, A. M. Sergeev, and D. H. Reitze, “In vivo detection of experimentally induced cortical dysgenesis in the adult rat neocortex using optical coherence tomography,” Jr. Neur. Meth. 80, 91–98 (1998).
[Crossref]

Bergano, N. S.

Bouma, B. E.

B. E. Bouma, L. E. Nelson, G. J. Tearney, D. J. Jones, M. E. Brezinski, and J. G. Fujimoto, “Optical coherence tomographic imaging of human tissue at 1.55 μm and 1.81 μm using Er- and Tm-doped fiber sources,” J. Biom. Opt. 3, 76–79 (1998).
[Crossref]

Brezinski, M. E.

B. E. Bouma, L. E. Nelson, G. J. Tearney, D. J. Jones, M. E. Brezinski, and J. G. Fujimoto, “Optical coherence tomographic imaging of human tissue at 1.55 μm and 1.81 μm using Er- and Tm-doped fiber sources,” J. Biom. Opt. 3, 76–79 (1998).
[Crossref]

Carr, S.

Chida, K.

Colston, B. W.

Davidson, C. R.

Davies, D. E. N.

Duncan, M. D.

M. D. Duncan, M. Bashkansky, and J. Reintjes, “Subsurface defect detection in materials using optical coherence tomography,” Opt. Exp., 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4710.htm.

M. Bashkansky, M. D. Duncan, M. Kahn, D. Lewis, III, and J. Reintjes, “Subsurface defect detection in ceramics using optical gated techniques,” Opt. Lett. 22, 61–63 (1997).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Everett, M. J.

Feldchtein, F. I.

S. N. Roper, M. D. Moores, G. V. Gelikonov, F. I. Feldchtein, N. M. Beach, M. A. King, V. M. Gelikonov, A. M. Sergeev, and D. H. Reitze, “In vivo detection of experimentally induced cortical dysgenesis in the adult rat neocortex using optical coherence tomography,” Jr. Neur. Meth. 80, 91–98 (1998).
[Crossref]

Fercher, A. F.

French, P. M. W.

R. Jones, M. Tziraki, P. M. W. French, K. M. Kwolek, D. D. Nolte, and M. R. Melloch, “Direct-to-video holographic 3-D imaging using photorefractive multiple quantum well devices,” Opt. Exp. 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4055.htm.

Fujimoto, J. G.

B. E. Bouma, L. E. Nelson, G. J. Tearney, D. J. Jones, M. E. Brezinski, and J. G. Fujimoto, “Optical coherence tomographic imaging of human tissue at 1.55 μm and 1.81 μm using Er- and Tm-doped fiber sources,” J. Biom. Opt. 3, 76–79 (1998).
[Crossref]

Gelikonov, G. V.

S. N. Roper, M. D. Moores, G. V. Gelikonov, F. I. Feldchtein, N. M. Beach, M. A. King, V. M. Gelikonov, A. M. Sergeev, and D. H. Reitze, “In vivo detection of experimentally induced cortical dysgenesis in the adult rat neocortex using optical coherence tomography,” Jr. Neur. Meth. 80, 91–98 (1998).
[Crossref]

Gelikonov, V. M.

S. N. Roper, M. D. Moores, G. V. Gelikonov, F. I. Feldchtein, N. M. Beach, M. A. King, V. M. Gelikonov, A. M. Sergeev, and D. H. Reitze, “In vivo detection of experimentally induced cortical dysgenesis in the adult rat neocortex using optical coherence tomography,” Jr. Neur. Meth. 80, 91–98 (1998).
[Crossref]

Goldberg, L.

Jones, D. J.

B. E. Bouma, L. E. Nelson, G. J. Tearney, D. J. Jones, M. E. Brezinski, and J. G. Fujimoto, “Optical coherence tomographic imaging of human tissue at 1.55 μm and 1.81 μm using Er- and Tm-doped fiber sources,” J. Biom. Opt. 3, 76–79 (1998).
[Crossref]

Jones, R.

R. Jones, M. Tziraki, P. M. W. French, K. M. Kwolek, D. D. Nolte, and M. R. Melloch, “Direct-to-video holographic 3-D imaging using photorefractive multiple quantum well devices,” Opt. Exp. 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4055.htm.

Judkins, J. B.

Kahn, M.

Kanamori, T.

King, M. A.

S. N. Roper, M. D. Moores, G. V. Gelikonov, F. I. Feldchtein, N. M. Beach, M. A. King, V. M. Gelikonov, A. M. Sergeev, and D. H. Reitze, “In vivo detection of experimentally induced cortical dysgenesis in the adult rat neocortex using optical coherence tomography,” Jr. Neur. Meth. 80, 91–98 (1998).
[Crossref]

Kitagawa, T.

Koplow, J. P.

Kwolek, K. M.

R. Jones, M. Tziraki, P. M. W. French, K. M. Kwolek, D. D. Nolte, and M. R. Melloch, “Direct-to-video holographic 3-D imaging using photorefractive multiple quantum well devices,” Opt. Exp. 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4055.htm.

Lemaire, P. J.

Lewis, III, D.

Melloch, M. R.

R. Jones, M. Tziraki, P. M. W. French, K. M. Kwolek, D. D. Nolte, and M. R. Melloch, “Direct-to-video holographic 3-D imaging using photorefractive multiple quantum well devices,” Opt. Exp. 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4055.htm.

Mengedoht, K.

Moeller, R. P.

Moores, M. D.

S. N. Roper, M. D. Moores, G. V. Gelikonov, F. I. Feldchtein, N. M. Beach, M. A. King, V. M. Gelikonov, A. M. Sergeev, and D. H. Reitze, “In vivo detection of experimentally induced cortical dysgenesis in the adult rat neocortex using optical coherence tomography,” Jr. Neur. Meth. 80, 91–98 (1998).
[Crossref]

Nelson, L. E.

B. E. Bouma, L. E. Nelson, G. J. Tearney, D. J. Jones, M. E. Brezinski, and J. G. Fujimoto, “Optical coherence tomographic imaging of human tissue at 1.55 μm and 1.81 μm using Er- and Tm-doped fiber sources,” J. Biom. Opt. 3, 76–79 (1998).
[Crossref]

Noda, J.

Nolte, D. D.

R. Jones, M. Tziraki, P. M. W. French, K. M. Kwolek, D. D. Nolte, and M. R. Melloch, “Direct-to-video holographic 3-D imaging using photorefractive multiple quantum well devices,” Opt. Exp. 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4055.htm.

Ohishi, Y.

Pedrazzani, J. R.

Reintjes, J.

M. D. Duncan, M. Bashkansky, and J. Reintjes, “Subsurface defect detection in materials using optical coherence tomography,” Opt. Exp., 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4710.htm.

M. Bashkansky, M. D. Duncan, M. Kahn, D. Lewis, III, and J. Reintjes, “Subsurface defect detection in ceramics using optical gated techniques,” Opt. Lett. 22, 61–63 (1997).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Reitze, D. H.

S. N. Roper, M. D. Moores, G. V. Gelikonov, F. I. Feldchtein, N. M. Beach, M. A. King, V. M. Gelikonov, A. M. Sergeev, and D. H. Reitze, “In vivo detection of experimentally induced cortical dysgenesis in the adult rat neocortex using optical coherence tomography,” Jr. Neur. Meth. 80, 91–98 (1998).
[Crossref]

Roper, S. N.

S. N. Roper, M. D. Moores, G. V. Gelikonov, F. I. Feldchtein, N. M. Beach, M. A. King, V. M. Gelikonov, A. M. Sergeev, and D. H. Reitze, “In vivo detection of experimentally induced cortical dysgenesis in the adult rat neocortex using optical coherence tomography,” Jr. Neur. Meth. 80, 91–98 (1998).
[Crossref]

Sergeev, A. M.

S. N. Roper, M. D. Moores, G. V. Gelikonov, F. I. Feldchtein, N. M. Beach, M. A. King, V. M. Gelikonov, A. M. Sergeev, and D. H. Reitze, “In vivo detection of experimentally induced cortical dysgenesis in the adult rat neocortex using optical coherence tomography,” Jr. Neur. Meth. 80, 91–98 (1998).
[Crossref]

Sigel, G. H.

Silva, L.B. Da

Snitzer, E.

Takada, K.

Takahashi, S.

Tearney, G. J.

B. E. Bouma, L. E. Nelson, G. J. Tearney, D. J. Jones, M. E. Brezinski, and J. G. Fujimoto, “Optical coherence tomographic imaging of human tissue at 1.55 μm and 1.81 μm using Er- and Tm-doped fiber sources,” J. Biom. Opt. 3, 76–79 (1998).
[Crossref]

Tziraki, M.

R. Jones, M. Tziraki, P. M. W. French, K. M. Kwolek, D. D. Nolte, and M. R. Melloch, “Direct-to-video holographic 3-D imaging using photorefractive multiple quantum well devices,” Opt. Exp. 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4055.htm.

Vengsarkar, A. M.

Werner, W.

Yokohama, I.

Youngquist, R. C.

Appl. Opt. (2)

J. Biom. Opt. (1)

B. E. Bouma, L. E. Nelson, G. J. Tearney, D. J. Jones, M. E. Brezinski, and J. G. Fujimoto, “Optical coherence tomographic imaging of human tissue at 1.55 μm and 1.81 μm using Er- and Tm-doped fiber sources,” J. Biom. Opt. 3, 76–79 (1998).
[Crossref]

Jr. Neur. Meth. (1)

S. N. Roper, M. D. Moores, G. V. Gelikonov, F. I. Feldchtein, N. M. Beach, M. A. King, V. M. Gelikonov, A. M. Sergeev, and D. H. Reitze, “In vivo detection of experimentally induced cortical dysgenesis in the adult rat neocortex using optical coherence tomography,” Jr. Neur. Meth. 80, 91–98 (1998).
[Crossref]

Opt. Exp. (2)

M. D. Duncan, M. Bashkansky, and J. Reintjes, “Subsurface defect detection in materials using optical coherence tomography,” Opt. Exp., 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4710.htm.

R. Jones, M. Tziraki, P. M. W. French, K. M. Kwolek, D. D. Nolte, and M. R. Melloch, “Direct-to-video holographic 3-D imaging using photorefractive multiple quantum well devices,” Opt. Exp. 2, (1998), http://epubs.osa.org/oearchive/source/4055.htm.

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Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

The total ASE output power from a Yb-doped fiber source as a function of the fiber-coupled pump laser power. The ASE power was measured in the direction co-propagating with the pump, directly at the fiber output.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

A movie showing the co-propagating ASE spectrum as a function of the pump laser power. [Media 1]

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

A movie showing the calculated Fourier transform of the ASE output power spectrum as a function of the pump laser power. [Media 2]

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

A movie of the measured OCT signal as a function of the pump laser power. [Media 3]

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