polarization optical coherence tomography

polarization optical coherence tomography

[‚pō·lə·rə¦zā·shən ‚äp·tə·kəl kō‚hir·əns tə′mäg·rə·fē]
(optics)
A variation of optical coherence tomography which uses polarization optics in the arms of the fiber-optic Michelson interferometer to determine the sample birefringence from the magnitude of the back-reflected light.
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