Axsun data acquisition board for optical coherence tomography applications

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The AXSUN DAQ data acquisition board from Axsun Technologies (Billerica, MA) has a 12 bit 500 MSPs front end configurable with either an external k-trigger or an internal trigger, and integrates with proprietary optical coherence tomography (OCT) swept sources. A Base Camera Link (CL) interface transmits OCT spectral data to image processing electronics. OCT applications include ophthalmology, cancer diagnosis, and pulmonary and gastrointestinal imaging.

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PRESS RELEASE

Introducing the AXSUN 500MSPS DAQ Board

To meet the performance needs of next-generation Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) systems, Axsun Technologies introduces a high speed 12-bit Data Acquisition board compatible with Axsun’s high performance swept laser OCT Engine products.

Product Description
The AXSUN DAQ board has a 12-bit 500 MSPs front end, configurable with either an external k-trigger, or an internal trigger, and a base Camera Link® (CL) interface to transmit OCT spectral data to your image processing electronics. The Axsun CL-DAQ card is designed to interface seamlessly with commercial CL Frame Grabbers and provide a straightforward Swept Source upgrade path to Camera based OCT systems.

Convenience and Small Form Factor
The Axsun high speed DAQ board resides in a compact (~114 x 177 x 13 mm) package and is straightforward to integrate with the Axsun Swept Source Engine. The single DC supply, and USB interface allow the user to begin collecting data in a matter of minutes.

Product Features & Benefits

  • 1 channel 500MS/s
  • 12-bit Resolution
  • Supports a wide range of laser sweep rates
  • 200MHz Bandwidth (configurable)
  • Number of points per A Scan configurable
  • Configurable with external k-clock or internal 500MSPS clock
  • A-line trigger output via SMA connector
  • Base Camera Link® interface configuration
  • 85MHz, 24 bit Pixel Data
  • USB interface

Applications

  • Optical Coherence Tomography for:
    • Ophthalmology
    • Gastrointestinal
    • Cancer Diagnosis
    • Pulmonary
    • Industrial Imaging
    • Research & Development

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Posted by Lee Mather

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