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Apparatus and method are provided for transmitting at least one electro-magnetic radiation is provided. In particular, at least one optical fiber having at least one end extending along a first axis may be provided. Further, a light transmissive optical arrangement may be provided in optical cooperation with the optical fiber. The optical arrangement may have a first surface having a portion that is perpendicular to a second axis, and a second surface which includes a curved portion. The first axis can be provided at a particular angle that is more than 0° and less than 90° with respect to the second axis.

Title
System and method for optical coherence imaging
Application Number
11/241907
Publication Number
7366376 (B2)
Application Date
September 29, 2005
Publication Date
April 29, 2008
Inventor
Guillermo J Tearney
Cambridge
MA, US
Brett Eugene Bouma
Quincy
MA, US
Milen Shishkov
Watertown
MA, US
Agent
Dorsey & Whitney
Assignee
The General Hospital Corporation
MA, US
IPC
G02B 6/036
G02B 6/032
G02B 6/028
G02B 6/02
G02B 6/44
G02B 6/42
G02B 6/26
G02B 6/12
G02B 6/32
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