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
ISBN (Print)9781943580460
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2018 - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: Sep 16 2018Sep 20 2018

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F114-FIO 2018

Other

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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