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Application of ultrafast lasers to time gated 2-d and 3-d imaging through turbid media including biologic tissue

Objective



Time - gated holography is a fast growing research field of Optical Imaging with important biomedical applications.The proposed research project presents a high potential in the future of the applicability of time - gated holography technique to biomedical imaging. This project is aiming to provide training and promote innovation towards imaging through turbid media, as well as the development of ultrafast lasers. In a first phase the project is concerned witl the building of a prototype apparatus, based on the time - gated holography technique, and evaluate it in a clinical environment. Parallel work will be done towards the development of a compact all-solid-state diode-pumped laser for the use of the apparatus. A further target is to investigate novel aspects related to imaging through thicker tissues.
The image technology that is proposed represents an important potential application of laser systems and imaging expertise.

Funding Scheme

RGI - Research grants (individual fellowships)

Coordinator

Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
Address
Prince Consort Road
SW7 2BZ London
United Kingdom

Participants (1)

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