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Guillermo Tearney, Stephen A Boppart, Brett E Bouma, Mark Brezinski, Eric A Swanson, James G Fujimoto: Method and apparatus for performing optical measurements using a fiber optic imaging guidewire, catheter or endoscope. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, October 17, 2000: US06134003 (659 worldwide citation)

An imaging system for performing optical coherence tomography includes an optical radiation source; a reference optical reflector; a first optical path leading to the reference optical reflector; and a second optical path coupled to an endoscopic unit. The endoscopic unit preferably includes an elon ...


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Eric A Swanson, David Huang, James G Fujimoto, Carmen A Puliafito, Charles P Lin, Joseph S Schuman: Method and apparatus for performing optical measurements. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, October 17, 1995: US05459570 (529 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing various optical measurements is provided utilizing an optical coherence domain refrectometer (OCDR). A short coherence optical radiation source applies optical radiation through like optical paths to a sample and an optical reflector. The optical reflector is mo ...


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Eric A Swanson, Stephen R Chinn: Method and apparatus for performing optical measurements using a rapidly frequency-tuned laser. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, September 21, 1999: US05956355 (291 worldwide citation)

An optical system, in one embodiment including an external-cavity frequency-tuned laser having a tunable longitudinal cavity mode and a center tunable wavelength. The external-cavity frequency-tuned laser includes an optical cavity, an optical gain medium positioned within the optical cavity, and a ...


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Swanson Eric A, Chinn Stephen R: Method and apparatus for performing optical measurements using a rapidly frequency-tuned laser. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ROSENBERG Michelle B, August 13, 1998: WO/1998/035203 (4 worldwide citation)

An external-cavity frequency-tuned laser having a tunable longitudinal cavity mode and a center tunable wavelength includes an optical gain medium positioned within the optical cavity, and a rapid tuning wavelength selecting device positioned to receive light from the optical gain medium and adapted ...


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Tearney Guillermo, Boppart Stephen A, Bouma Brett E, Brezinski Mark, Swanson Eric A, Fujimoto James G: Method and apparatus for performing optical measurements using a fiber optic imaging guidewire, catheter or endoscope. Massachusetts Inst Technology, December 16, 1998: EP0883793-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

An imaging system for performing optical coherence tomography includes an optical radiation source; a reference optical reflector; a first optical path leading to the reference optical reflector; and a second optical path coupled to an endoscopic unit. The endoscopic unit preferably includes an elon ...


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Tearney Guillermo, Boppart Stephen A, Bouma Brett E, Brezinski Mark, Swanson Eric A, Fujimoto James G: Method and apparatus for performing optical measurements using a fiber optic imaging guidewire, catheter or endoscope. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, sTURANO Thomas A, September 4, 1997: WO/1997/032182 (1 worldwide citation)

An imaging system for performing optical coherence tomography includes an optical radiation source; a reference optical reflector; a first optical path leading to the reference optical reflector; and a second optical path coupled to an endoscopic unit. The endoscopic unit preferably includes an elon ...


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Dan Alan Preston, Stephen Timothy Doll, James Alexander Philp, Trinitie Marie Vance: Real-time fiber optic interferometry controller. Adelos, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 26, 2017: US09772238

A modular fiber optic interferometry control system and method for extracting information from superimposed waves is disclosed. The system comprises a first module for converting a radio frequency input to a multiplexed binary data stream, a second module for correlating a pseudo random number (PRN) ...


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Benny Pesach, Gabriel Bitton, Ron Nagar: Method and apparatus for performing optical measurements of a material. Intellidx, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P C, Ivor R Elrifi, Matthew Pavao, January 12, 2010: US07646484

A method of determining an optical parameter or function thereof for a liquid, the method comprising: flowing the liquid through a flow cell; transmitting a pulse of light into the liquid in the flow cell; generating a signal responsive to energy that the material emits responsive to a portion of th ...


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Rosenthal Peter A, Xu Jiazhan: Method and apparatus for performing optical measurements of layers and surface properties. On Line Techn, June 12, 2002: EP1212580-A2

The method and apparatus are capable of performing precise optical measurements of layers and surface properties (SB, SF) both transparent and also non-transparent substrates. A field stop aperture (11) in a confocal optical configuration is used to define the illumination area, and another aperture ...


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Benny Pesach, Gabriel Bitton, Ron Nagar: Method and apparatus for performing optical measurements of a material. Glucon, Wolf Block Schorr & Solis Cohen, March 8, 2007: US20070052965-A1

A method of determining an optical parameter or function thereof for a liquid, the method comprising: flowing the liquid through a flow cell; transmitting a pulse of light into the liquid in the flow cell; generating a signal responsive to energy that the material emits responsive to a portion of th ...