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Factors effecting the light distribution of cylindrical diffusers
Author(s): William R. Potter; Leroy Wood; Earl E. Purcell
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Paper Abstract

Th space irradiance produced by a fiber with a cylindrical diffusing tip was measured under a variety of launch and mode miling conditions. The aim of these measurements was to determine the extent to which conditions of use would effect the light distribution and to assess the impact these variations in light distribution would have on the therapeutic effect when the fibers were used in Photodynamic therapy treatments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1201, Optical Fibers in Medicine V, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.17548
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William R. Potter, Roswell Park Memorial Institute (United States)
Leroy Wood, Roswell Park Memorial Institute (United States)
Earl E. Purcell, Ensign Bickford, Inc. (United States)


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

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