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Mechanical resistance of silver halide infrared fibers
Author(s): Nitzan Barkay; Abraham Katzir
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Paper Abstract

Flexibility resistance of silver-halide infrared fibers was investigated in the plastic bending regime, which is especially useful for internal medical applications. The CO2 laser transmission of the fibers was measured in several positions while being bent. The fibers have been found to operate even after large plastic deformations, and values for various fibers and bending conditions are reported.

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Date Published: 1 January 1992
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1591, Infrared Fiber Optics III, (1 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.56571
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Nitzan Barkay, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Abraham Katzir, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1591:
Infrared Fiber Optics III

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