Spectroscopic analysis for polarization sensitive optical coherent tomography


  • Marcin R. Strąkowski Gdańsk University of Technology, Department of Optoelectronics and Electronic Systems
  • Jerzy Pluciński
  • Bogdan B. Kosmowski




Polarization Sensitive Optical Coherent Tomography (PS-OCT) is a novel optical method to examine a broad range of scattering materials. PS-OCT is an extension of OCT systems, which enables cross-sectional visualization of the device inner structure, as well as analysis of the polarization state of light backscattered from particular points inside the tested device. Polarization sensitive analysis is a very useful tool in OCT measurements. However, it brings a number of problems referring to measurement signal processing, birefringence changes of the investigated sample over the spectral width of a broadband light source. In this paper these problems have been discussed and possible solutions have been given.

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How to Cite

M. R. Strąkowski, J. Pluciński, and B. B. Kosmowski, “Spectroscopic analysis for polarization sensitive optical coherent tomography”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 3, no. 3, pp. pp. 128–130, Sep. 2011.