Origin of improved depth penetration in dual-axis optical coherence tomography: a Monte Carlo study.

@article{Zhao2019OriginOI,
  title={Origin of improved depth penetration in dual-axis optical coherence tomography: a Monte Carlo study.},
  author={Yang Zhao and Kengyeh K. Chu and Evan T Jelly and Adam Wax},
  journal={Journal of biophotonics},
  year={2019},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={
          e201800383
        }
}
Recent studies have demonstrated that extended imaging depth can be achieved using dual-axis optical coherence tomography (DA-OCT). By illuminating and collecting at an oblique angle, multiple forward scattered photons from large probing depths are preferentially detected. However, the mechanism behind the enhancement of imaging depth needs further illumination. Here, the signal of a DA-OCT system is studied using a Monte Carlo simulation. We modeled light transport in tissue and recorded the… 

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