, Volume 47, Issue 10-11, pp 835-847

A decade of optical coherence tomography in Russia: From experiment to clinical practice

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Abstract

We give a retrospective review of studies performed by a joint team of researchers from the Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy and related to practical implementation of optical coherence tomography and its use as a novel method for biomedical diagnostics.

Translated from Izvestiya Vysshikh Uchebnykh Zavedenii, Radiofizika, Vol. 47, Nos. 10–11, pp. 928–942, October–November, 2004.
This work was supported in part by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (project No. 03-02-17253), the Council on the grants of the President of the Russian Federation for Support of Leading Scientific Schools (grant NSh-1622.2003.2), and the Civilian Research and Development Foundation (grant Nos. RB2 542 and RB2-2389-NN-02).