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Milen Shishkov, Brett Eugene Bouma, Guillermo J Tearney: System and method for optical coherence imaging. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, April 29, 2008: US07366376 (216 worldwide citation)

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 coopera ...


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Seok Hyun Yun, Brett Eugene Bouma, Guillermo J Tearney, Johannes Fitzgerald De Boer: Method and apparatus for performing optical imaging using frequency-domain interferometry. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, June 8, 2010: US07733497 (118 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are provided. In particular, at least one first electro-magnetic radiation may be provided to a sample and at least one second electro-magnetic radiation can be provided to a non-reflective reference. A frequency of the first and/or second radiations varies over time. An inte ...


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Brett Eugene Bouma, Guillermo J Tearney, Milen Shishkov: Fiber-optic rotational device, optical system and method for imaging a sample. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, June 3, 2008: US07382949 (102 worldwide citation)

A device, system and method for transmitting electro-magnetic radiation between at least two separate fibers (as well as for imaging a sample) are provided. For example, a first optical fiber and a second optical fiber may be provided, such that the first and/or second fibers is/are rotatable. At le ...


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Johannes F de Boer, Guillermo J Tearney, Brett Eugene Bouma: Apparatus and method for ranging and noise reduction of low coherence interferometry LCI and optical coherence tomography OCT signals by parallel detection of spectral bands. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, December 8, 2009: US07630083 (93 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for increasing the sensitivity in the detection of optical coherence tomography and low coherence interferometry (“LCI”) signals by detecting a parallel set of spectral bands, each band being a unique combination of optical frequencies. The LCI broad bandwidth source is split in ...


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Johannes F de Boer, Guillermo J Tearney, Brett Eugene Bouma: Apparatus and method for ranging and noise reduction of low coherence interferometry LCI and optical coherence tomography OCT signals by parallel detection of spectral bands. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, January 5, 2010: US07643152 (91 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for increasing the sensitivity in the detection of optical coherence tomography and low coherence interferometry (“LCI”) signals by detecting a parallel set of spectral bands, each band being a unique combination of optical frequencies. The LCI broad bandwidth source is split in ...


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Johannes F de Boer, Guillermo J Tearney, Brett Eugene Bouma: Apparatus and method for ranging and noise reduction of low coherence interferometry LCI and optical coherence tomography OCT signals by parallel detection of spectral bands. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, January 5, 2010: US07643153 (82 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, method, logic arrangement and storage medium are provided for increasing the sensitivity in the detection of optical coherence tomography and low coherence interferometry (“LCI”) signals by detecting a parallel set of spectral bands, each band being a unique combination of optical frequen ...


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Guillermo J Tearney, Milen Shishkov, Brett Eugene Bouma, Benjamin J Vakoc: Methods and systems for monitoring and obtaining information of at least one portion of a sample using conformal laser therapy procedures, and providing electromagnetic radiation thereto. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, May 26, 2009: US07538859 (72 worldwide citation)

In one exemplary embodiment of the present invention, method and system can be provided for obtaining information associated with at least one portion of a sample. For example, a temperature change can be caused in the portion of the sample. At least one first electro-magnetic radiation can be forwa ...


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Guillermo J Tearney, Milen Shishkov, Brett Eugene Bouma, Benjamin J Vakoc: Apparatus for controlling at least one of at least two sections of at least one fiber. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, August 26, 2008: US07418169 (55 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling at least one of at least two sections of at least one fiber can be provided. The apparatus can include an arrangement which may be provided between the first and second sections of a particular continuous fiber of the fibers. A particular one of the first and second sect ...


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Seok Hyun Yun, Brett Eugene Bouma, Guillermo J Tearney, Johannes F deBoer: System and method for optical coherence imaging. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, April 29, 2008: US07365859 (55 worldwide citation)

A system and method for imaging of a sample, e.g., biological sample, are provided. In particular, at least one source electro-magnetic radiation forwarded to the sample and a reference may be generated. A plurality of detectors may be used, at least one of the detectors capable of detecting a signa ...


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Guillermo J Tearney, Milen Shishkov, Brett Eugene Bouma: Method and apparatus for imaging of vessel segments. The General Hospital Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, June 26, 2012: US08208995 (44 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, method and software arrangement for imaging a surface of a structure that is in contact with an opaque fluid is provided. The apparatus includes an article of manufacture (e.g., a housing), a fluid delivery arrangement and an imaging arrangement. The housing includes an aperture formed ...