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New fabrication technique of fluorocarbon polymer-coated hollow waveguides by liquid-phase coating for medical applications
Author(s): Yuji Kato; Mitsuo Osawa; Mitsunobu Miyagi; Masaru Aizawa; Shin-ichi Abe; Shinji Onodera
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Paper Abstract

A new method to fabricate dielectric-coated hollow waveguides has been proposed based on all liquid-phase techniques. Long silver tubes with an extremely smooth inner surface have been fabricated by using a new process of silver mirror reaction and loss reduction of short silver waveguides has been made by liquid flow-coating of a fluorocarbon polymer.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2131, Biomedical Fiber Optic Instrumentation, (28 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.180701
Show Author Affiliations
Yuji Kato, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Mitsuo Osawa, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Mitsunobu Miyagi, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Masaru Aizawa, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Shin-ichi Abe, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Shinji Onodera, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2131:
Biomedical Fiber Optic Instrumentation
James A. Harrington; David M. Harris; Abraham Katzir; Fred P. Milanovich, Editor(s)

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