Fourier domain pump-probe optical coherence tomography imaging of melanin

Desmond Jacob, Ryan L. Shelton, Brian E. Applegate

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Abstract

We report the first molecular image of melanin using a novel extension of OCT, pumpprobe OCT. Melanin, an abundant endogenous chromophore, could provide general contrast in OCT imaging and means to diagnose and/or monitor melanomas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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