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Modified fiber tips: optical and thermal characteristics (Invited Paper)
Author(s): Rudolf M. Verdaasdonck; Cornelius Borst
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Paper Abstract

The strongly forward directed and torch like beam profile and spatial irradiance distribution of a laser beam delivered by a fiber may be changed by modifying the fiber tip optically. This paper briefly reviews the optical and thermal properties of several modified fiber tips used in conjunction with various lasers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1649, Optical Fibers in Medicine VII, (1 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60235
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Rudolf M. Verdaasdonck, Univ. Hospital Utrecht (Netherlands)
Cornelius Borst, Univ. Hospital Utrecht (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1649:
Optical Fibers in Medicine VII
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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