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Comparison of silica-core optical fibers
Author(s): Brian P. McCann
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Paper Abstract

Silica-core optical fibers have become a standard vehicle to remotely deliver high-power laser energy from surgical lasers operating between 200 and 2400 nm. The three primary types of silica-core fibers: plastic-clad; hard-clad; and silica-clad; are discussed. The performance advantages of each are addressed and actual general-surgery medical applications are provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1420, Optical Fibers in Medicine VI, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43872
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Brian P. McCann, 3M Specialty Optical Fibers (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1420:
Optical Fibers in Medicine VI
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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