Global Patent Index - EP 1240476 A1

EP 1240476 A1 2002-09-18 - OPTICAL MAPPING APPARATUS WITH ADJUSTABLE DEPTH RESOLUTION

Title (en)

OPTICAL MAPPING APPARATUS WITH ADJUSTABLE DEPTH RESOLUTION

Title (de)

OPTISCHES KONTURMESSAPPARAT MIT VERÄNDERLICHER TIEFENAUFLÖSUNG

Title (fr)

APPAREIL DE CARTOGRAPHIE OPTIQUE A RESOLUTION EN PROFONDEUR REGLABLE

Publication

EP 1240476 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99957810 A

Priority

CA 9901174 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0142735A1] Optical mapping apparatus with adjustable depth resolution is provided. The optical mapping apparatus can display transversal images in an object, particularly the eye. The apparatus can deliver two or more images with different depth resolutions, or a combination of these images, or only one image with adjustable depth resolution. There is also provided optical mapping apparatus with adjustable depth resolution, where OCT images are corrected for the curvature at the back of the eye lens.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G01B 11/24; G01B 9/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 3/10 (2006.01); A61B 3/12 (2006.01); G01B 9/02 (2006.01); G01B 11/24 (2006.01); G01N 21/17 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 3/102 (2013.01); A61B 3/1025 (2013.01); A61B 3/12 (2013.01); G01B 9/02009 (2013.01); G01B 9/0201 (2013.01); G01B 9/02012 (2013.01); G01B 9/02027 (2013.01); G01B 9/0203 (2013.01); G01B 9/02087 (2013.01); G01B 9/02091 (2013.01); G01B 11/2441 (2013.01); G01N 21/4795 (2013.01); G01B 2290/20 (2013.01); G01B 2290/65 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0142735A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

WO 0142735 A1 20010614; AU 1542700 A 20010618; EP 1240476 A1 20020918; JP 2003516531 A 20030513

INPADOC legal status


2007-02-14 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20060822

2004-11-24 [RBV] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES (CORRECTION):

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB

2004-09-22 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20040806

2002-09-18 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020709

2002-09-18 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE