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Bending effects on IR hollow waveguides
Author(s): Israel Gannot; Marc Ben David; Alexandra Inberg; Nathan I. Croitoru; Abraham Katzir
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Paper Abstract

A comprehensive theoretical model was developed to describe mid IR laser radiation propagation in an optical cylindrical waveguide. The effects of bending the waveguide on the transmission and beam shape were studied. The same parameters were used in the theoretical calculations as well as in the experiments. Good agreement between the theoretical and experimental results was found.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 January 2001
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4158, Biomonitoring and Endoscopy Technologies, (19 January 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.413784
Show Author Affiliations
Israel Gannot, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Marc Ben David, Tel Aviv Univ. (France)
Alexandra Inberg, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Nathan I. Croitoru, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Abraham Katzir, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4158:
Biomonitoring and Endoscopy Technologies
Israel Gannot; Yuri V. Gulyaev; Theodore G. Papazoglou; Christiaan F. P. van Swol, Editor(s)

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