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Characterization of copper waveguides for mid-IR radiation with applications in medicine
Author(s): You Wang; Hajime Hiraga; Mitsunobu Miyagi; S. Inberg; Mark Oksman; Nathan I. Croitoru
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Paper Abstract

Copper hollow waveguides with an inner dielectric layer have been developed by using simple techniques of chemical etching and oxidation for the inner wall of the copper tubes. Transmission properties of hollow waveguides have been measured. It is shown, for the first time that a thin Cu2O layer is obtained by using chemical oxidation techniques. It is also shown that the thickness of a Cu2O layer can be controlled by the oxidation time.

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Date Published: 26 November 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2928, Biomedical Systems and Technologies, (26 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259963
Show Author Affiliations
You Wang, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Hajime Hiraga, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Mitsunobu Miyagi, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
S. Inberg, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Mark Oksman, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Nathan I. Croitoru, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2928:
Biomedical Systems and Technologies
Nathan I. Croitoru; Martin Frenz; Terence A. King; Riccardo Pratesi; Anna Maria Verga Scheggi; Stefan Seeger; Otto S. Wolfbeis, Editor(s)

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