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Overview of challenges/problems in employing optical fibers for invasive treatments/surgery
Author(s): Bolesh J. Skutnik
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Paper Abstract

As the lead paper for the session describing new results in the application of fiber optic systems to invasive treatments and surgery, this paper presents an overview of the basic properties of optical fibers and the advantages of using them in such applicaticns along with the challenges and problems which need to be addressed in designing the systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1201, Optical Fibers in Medicine V, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.17540
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Bolesh J. Skutnik, Ensign-Bickford Optics Co. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1201:
Optical Fibers in Medicine V
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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