Programme


Invited Speakers

Dr. Christos Bergeles
University College London

OCT-guided micro-precise robots for retinal therapeutics delivery

Web: http://christos.bergeles.net

Dr. Grigory V. Gelikonov
Institute of Applied Physics RAS, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Endoscopic and MultiModal OCT for clinical use

Resume

Dr. Alexander Heidt Profile Photo

Dr. Alexander Heidt
Institute of Applied Physics, University of Bern,

Low-noise supercontinuum sources based on all-normal dispersion fibers – exploring their prospects and limitations

Web: http://www.iapla.unibe.ch/  Email: alexander.heidt@iap.unibe.ch

Dr Lucy Hooper

Fianium

Commercial supercontinuum sources for imaging applications

Web: http://www.nktphotonics.com/ Email: lucy.hooper@fianium.com

Dr Haida Liang

Nottingham Trent University, UK

Advances in OCT for Archaeology, Art Conservation and History

Web: https://www.ntu.ac.uk/staff-profiles/science-technology/haida-liang

Prof. Yun-Jiang Rao

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Novel optical sources based on random fiber lasers

Web: http://www.oftlab.com

Richard B. Rosen, M.D.

Professor and Vice Chairman Surgeon Director, Retina Service Chief Director of Research, Ophthalmology Department NY Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai Ican School of Medicine

New Clinical Opportunities for Retinal Vascular Imaging – Adaptive Optics to OCT Angiography

Web: http://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/richard-b-rosen


Prof. David D. Sampson

The University of Western Australia, Perth

Supercontinuum and Bessel beams in OCT and elastography – why does it work so well?

Web: http://obel.ee.uwa.edu.au Email: david.sampson@uwa.edu.au

 

Prof Manabu Sato

Graduate school of Science and Engineering, Yamagata University, Japan 

Tissue imaging using full field optical coherence microscopy with short multimode fiber probe

Web: http://msatolab.yz.yamagata-u.ac.jp/e-index.html

Dr Frederique Vanholsbeek

The University of Auckland, NZ

Dispersion mapping in samples using broadband spectral domain OCT

Web: https://www.biophotonics-newzealand.com/people

Full Programme

Preliminary list of sessions with preliminary lists of accepted papers

(still accepting submissions)

The conference will run from 9 am on 6th September to 4pm on 8th September

In the morning of 7th September, visits to the Applied Optics Group will be scheduled, 9-11 am,

communications will resume by 11 am

NOISE IN SUPERCONTINUUM
 

Alexander Height

 

Low-noise supercontinuum sources based on all-normal dispersion fibers – exploring their prospects and limitations Institute of Applied Physics, University of Bern, Invited
M. Maria, T. Feuchter, P. M. Moselund, L. Leick, O. Bang, A. Gh. Podoleanu Analysis of supercontinuum noise for shot-noise limited detection in ultra-high resolution optical coherence tomography at 1300 nm DTU, Denmark

University of Kent, UK

Oral

I. B. Gonzalo, R. D. Engelsholm, and O. Banga Noise study of all-normal dispersion supercontinuum sources for potential application in optical coherence tomography DTU, Denmark

Oral

 

ADDRESSING THE BROADBAND CHALLENGE
 

Frederique Vanholsbeek

 

Dispersion mapping in samples using broadband spectral domain OCT The University of Auckland, NZ

Invited

N. M. Israelsen, M. Maria, T. Feuchter, A. Bradu, A. Podoleanu, O. Bang Resolution dependence on phase extraction by the Hilbert transform in phase calibrated and dispersion compensated ultrahigh resolution spectrometer based OCT DTU, Denmark

University of Kent, UK

Oral

Danielle J. Harper*, Marco Augustin, Antonia Lichtenegger, Pablo Eugui,  Christoph K. Hitzenberger and Bernhard Baumann Achieving sub-micron resolution in the mouse retina with white light polarisation sensitive optical coherence tomography Medizinische Univ. Wien, Austria

Oral

Sylwia M. Kolenderska, Alizée Mignot, Frédérique Vanholsbeec Theoretical Considerations for Achieving Maximum Efficiency with Broadband OCT Spectrometers using a High Resolution Camera University of Torun, Poland

University of Auckland, NZ

Oral

INDUSTRY FORUM
Lucy Hooper

 

Commercial supercontinuum sources for imaging applications Fianium, Southampton, UK

Invited

M Leitner TBA ThorLabs, Germany, Invited

 

RANDOM LASERS AND SWEPT SOURCES
 

Yun-Jiang Rao

 

Novel optical sources based on random fiber lasers

 

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) Chengdu, Sichuan, China, Invited
Radu-Florin Stancu, Florin Toadere, Adrian Podoleanu Akinetic dual mode-locked optical swept sources University of Kent

Oral

Michael Everson, Virgil-Florin Duma, George Dobre Optimisation of a polygon mirror-based, spectral filter for Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography (SS-OCT) University of Kent, UK

Oral

Rui Ma, Yunjiang Rao, Wei Li Zhang,Xiong Zeng, Han Wu Stable supercontinuum source based on random lasing UESTC Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Oral

 

CONDITIONING THE SIGNAL
David Sampson Supercontinuum and Bessel beams in OCT and elastography – why does it work so well? The University of Western Australia, Perth

Invited

Biniyam Mezgebo, Karim Nagib, Namal Fernando, Behzad Kordi, Sherif Sherif Swept source optical coherence tomography of objects with  arbitrary reflectivity profiles University of Manitoba, Canada

Oral

Fangliang Bai and Stuart J. Gibson Superpixel guided active contour segmentation of retinal layers in OCT volumes University of Kent, UK

Oral

Karim Nagib, Biniyam Mezgebo, Rahul Thakur, Namal Fernando, Behzad Kordi, Sherif Sherif Increasing signal-to-noise ratio of swept-source optical coherence tomography by oversampling in k-space University of Manitoba, Canada

Oral

Adrian Bradu, David A. Jackson, and Adrian Podoleanu Long axial imaging range using conventional swept source lasers in optical coherence tomography via re-circulation loops University of Kent, UK

Oral

Ammu Prakash, Mariano Ocana Macias, Mark Hewko, Michael Sowa and Sherif Sherif Fast detection of vascular plaque in optical coherence tomography  images using a reduced feature set University of Manitoba, Canada

Oral

E.N. Morel, P.M. Tabla, M. Sallese, J.R. Torga Reduction of measurement errors in OCT scanning Univ. Tecnologica Nacional, Argentina Poster

 

MASTER SLAVE OCT
A.    Podoleanu From Master Slave to FFT equivalent signal processing techniques University of Kent, UK

Short introduction

Sylvain Rivet, Adrian Bradu, Adrian Podoleanu From Master Slave OCT to Complex Master Slave OCT University of Brest, France

University of Kent, UK, Oral

Manuel Jorge M Marques,  Adrian Bradu, Sylvain Rivet, Ramona Cernat, Niels M Israelsen, Ole Bang, Adrian G Podoleanu Versatile hand-held master-slave optical coherence tomography instrument for non-destructive testing University of Kent, UK

DTU, Denmark

Oral

David A. Jackson, Manuel J. Marques, Adrian Bradu, Adrian Podoleanu A study of MSI and FFT signal processing methods for fibre laser Doppler heterodyne vibrometers        University of Kent, UK

Oral

Adrian Bradu, Manuel Marques, Michael Hughes, Guang-Zhong Yang, Adrian Podoleanua Master slave enhanced low coherence interferometry based proximity sensors for medical robotics Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College London, UK

University of Kent, UK, Oral

Ramona Cernat, Adrian Bradu, Niels Israelsen, Ole Bang, Adrian Podoleanu Gabor Master Slave OCT for enhanced resolution and penetration University of Kent, UK

DTU, Denmark, Poster

 

OCT IN OPHTHALMOLOGY
 

Richard Rosen

 New Clinical Opportunities for Retinal Vascular Imaging – Adaptive Optics to OCT Angiography NY Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai Ican School of Medicine

Invited

Peter M. Moselund, Patrick Bowen, Bruce Napier, Ivan B. Gonzalo, Ole Bang GALAHAD H2020 Project Glaucoma – Advanced, Label-free High Resolution Automated OCT Diagnostics NKT, Denmark

Oral

Catherine Chin, Lasse Leick, Adrian Podoleanu, Gurprit Lall Use of a super continuum white light in evaluating the spectral sensitivity of the pupil light reflex University of Kent, UK

NKT Denmark

Oral

Local NHS TBA Kent, UK
Christos Bergeles OCT-guided micro-precise robots for retinal therapeutics delivery UCL, UK

Invited

A.    Bradu, M. Marques, R. Cernat, A. Podoleanu Long axial range, mirror free, focus adjustment master slave OCT for the anterior chamber University of Kent, UK

Poster

Tomas Pola, Adrian Bradu, Adrian Podoleanu Line full field OCT for eye examination University of Kent, UK, Poster

 

OCT IN DENTISTRY
Meda Lavinia Negrutiu, Cosmin Sinescu, Florin Ionel Topala, Adrian Bradu,

Virgil-Florin Duma,

Adrian Gh. Podoleanu

Swept source optical coherence tomography used for nondestructive investigation of the variations of firing temperature of ceramic-fusedto-metal dental prostheses University of Medicine and Pharmacy Victor Babes, Timisoara, Romania

3OM Optomechatronics Group, “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad, Romania,

University of Kent, UK

Oral

Eugen Osiac, Sanda Mihaela Popescu, Veronica Mercuţ, Monica Scrieciu, Răzvan Mercuţ OCT investigation of dental lesions University of Medicine and Pharmacy Craiova, Romania

Oral

Laura Idorași,  Sandra Andreea Secoșan, Alexandru Ogodescu, Cosmin Sinescu, Zaharia Cristian, Adrian G. Podoleanu, Meda- Lavinia Negruțiu New ways of combating demineralization – link   between classic and allopathic medicine University of Medicine and Pharmacy Victor Babes, Timisoara, Romania

University of Kent, UK

Poster

Souman Barua, Cosmin Sinescu, Meda Lavinia Negrutiu, Virgil-Florin Duma,  Adrian G Podoleanu Impact of 3D(Three dimensional) images captured by OCT (Optical coherence Tomography) in CAD/CAM ( Computer Aided Design/Computer aided Manufacture) digital dentistry: An analytical review for precision restorations and skill development for practitioners University of Medicine and Pharmacy Victor Babes, Timisoara, Romania

University of Kent, UK

Poster

 

MICROSCOPY AND ENDOSCOPY
Manabu Sato, Kai Eto, Tetsuhiro Goto, Reiko Kurotani,  Hiroyuki Abe, Izumi Nishidate Tissue imaging using full field optical coherence microscopy with short multimode fiber probe Yamagata University, Japan

Invited

Antonia Lichtenegger, Martina Muck, Johanna Gesperger, Pablo Euguia, Danielle J. Harper, Marco Augustin, Christoph K. Hitzenberger, Adelheid Woehrer, and Bernhard Baumann Investigating optically cleared Alzheimer’s disease mouse brain tissue with micrometer resolution visible light spectral domain optical coherence microscopy Medizinische Univ. Wien, Austria

Oral

 

Miroslav Duris

Towards an ultra-thin medical endoscope: multimode fibre as a wide-field image transferring medium University of Kent, UK

Poster

OCT ANGIOGRAPHY
Alexander A Moiseev, Sergey Y Ksenofontov, Dmitry A Terpelov, Valentine M Gelikonov, Grigory V. Gelikonov, Grigory Gelikonov OCT-based angiography in real time with hand-held probe Institute of Applied Physics , Russian Federation

BioMedTech LLC, Russian Federation

Invited

S. Caujolle, R.Cernat, G.Silvestri,  M.J.Marques, A.Bradu, T.Feuchter, G.Robinson, D.Griffin, A.Podoleanu Assessing Embryo Development using Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography University of Kent, UK

NKT, Denmark

Oral

NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING AND ART CONSERVATION
 

Haida Liang

Advances in OCT for Archaeology, Art Conservation and History Nottingham Trent University, UK Invited
F. Fleischhauer, T. Feuchter, L. Leick,

R. Rajendram, A. Podoleanu

Impact of superior absorber on spectroscopic spectral domain interferometry University of Kent, UK

UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

Moorfields Eye Hospital

NKT Denmark,

Oral

 

MULTIMODAL APPROACHES
Adrien Desjardins TBA UCL, UK

Invited

Magalie Bondu, Adrian Bradu, Manuel J. Marques, Peter M Moselund, Gurprit Lall, and Adrian Podoleanu Compact multispectral photoacoustic microscopy and optical coherence tomography system using a single light source for tissue imaging University of Kent, UK

Oral

Chaitanya K. Mididoddia, Chao Wanga,* Data Compressed Photonic Time Stretch Optical Coherence Tomography based on All-Optical Random Patterns University of Kent, UK

Oral

Yong Hu, George Dobre and Adrian Podoleanu Phase sensitive optothermal OCT microscopy University of Kent, UK

Oral

 

 

POLARISATION SENSITIVE OCT
Stephen Matcher TBA University of Sheffield, UK

Invited

Matthew Goodwin, Bastian Bra¨uer, Ashvin Thambyah, and Fr´ed´erique Vanholsbeeck Using Polarisation-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography to confirm the suitability of the Bovine Model in assessment of Osteoarthritis University of Auckland, NZ

Oral

Catherine Chin, Thomas Feuchter, Peter Moselund, TBA University of Kent, UK

NKT Denmark

Oral