Abstract

We apply optical parametric amplification to amplify weak ballistic photons and suppress the multiple-scattering background. Single-photon pulses of the reflectance imaging signal are amplified with over 50 dB gain. Improvements in imaging depth are demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
VolumePart F114-FIO 2018
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018 - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2018Sep 20 2018

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OtherFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018
CountryUnited States
CityWashington, DC
Period9/16/189/20/18

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Amplification
Microscopic examination
Photons
Scattering
Imaging techniques
Multiple scattering
Ballistics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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Sun, Y., Tu, H., You, S., & Boppart, S. A. (2018). Optical parametric amplification of gated confocal reflectance microscopy signals in scattering media. In Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2018 (Vol. Part F114-FIO 2018). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2018.JTu3A.114

Optical parametric amplification of gated confocal reflectance microscopy signals in scattering media. / Sun, Yi; Tu, Haohua; You, Sixian; Boppart, Stephen Allen.

Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2018. Vol. Part F114-FIO 2018 OSA - The Optical Society, 2018.

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Sun, Y, Tu, H, You, S & Boppart, SA 2018, Optical parametric amplification of gated confocal reflectance microscopy signals in scattering media. in Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2018. vol. Part F114-FIO 2018, OSA - The Optical Society, Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2018, Washington, DC, United States, 9/16/18. https://doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2018.JTu3A.114
Sun Y, Tu H, You S, Boppart SA. Optical parametric amplification of gated confocal reflectance microscopy signals in scattering media. In Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2018. Vol. Part F114-FIO 2018. OSA - The Optical Society. 2018 https://doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2018.JTu3A.114
Sun, Yi ; Tu, Haohua ; You, Sixian ; Boppart, Stephen Allen. / Optical parametric amplification of gated confocal reflectance microscopy signals in scattering media. Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2018. Vol. Part F114-FIO 2018 OSA - The Optical Society, 2018.
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