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Ultrathin fiberscope for stereoscopic vision
Author(s): Keiji Kaneda; T. Ohashi; Takashi Tsumanuma; Kazuo Sanada
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Paper Abstract

Endoscope for stereoscopic vision is in great demand for medical field to diagnose and treat disease parts of patients more precisely. The authors are convinced that the silica-based imagefiber is suitable for making a thinner fiberscope for stereoscopic vision and have developed an ultrathin fiberscope with silica-based imagefibers for stereoscopic vision. The diameter of fiberscope is only 2 mm with two transmitting systems that consist of two imagefibers with 10000 pixels and lightguide for illumination and objective lenses. This fiberscope for stereoscopic vision can be used for the microsurgery, such as the laparoscopic surgery and the thoracoscopic surgery required for the thin diameter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 September 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1889, Holography, Interferometry, and Optical Pattern Recognition in Biomedicine III, (3 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.155728
Show Author Affiliations
Keiji Kaneda, Fujikura Ltd. (Japan)
T. Ohashi, Fujikura Ltd. (Japan)
Takashi Tsumanuma, Fujikura Ltd. (Japan)
Kazuo Sanada, Fujikura Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1889:
Holography, Interferometry, and Optical Pattern Recognition in Biomedicine III
Halina Podbielska, Editor(s)

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