Curved-field optical coherence tomography: large-field imaging of human corneal cells and nerves

  title={Curved-field optical coherence tomography: large-field imaging of human corneal cells and nerves},
  author={Viacheslav Mazlin and Kristina Irsch and Michel P{\^a}ques and Jos{\'e}-Alain Sahel and Mathias Fink and Claude A. Boccara},
High-resolution optical imaging methods, such as confocal microscopy and full-field optical coherence tomography, capture flat optical sections of the sample. If the sample is curved, the optical field sections through several sample layers and the view of each layer is reduced. Here we present curved-field optical coherence tomography, capable of capturing optical sections of arbitrary curvature. We test the device on a challenging task of imaging the human cornea in vivo and achieve 10x… 

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