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Use Of Grin-Rod Microlenses In Application Of Light-Scattering Technique
Author(s): R. Falciai; E. Piano; C. Pontiggia
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Paper Abstract

Two applications are presented in which use is made of optical fibers in measurements by the light-scattering technique. It is demonstrated how the use of fiber optics can be suitable for both simple light intensity detection and photoncount correlation of intensity detected. GRIN-rod lenses are used to focus the light transmitted through optical fiber. In the past few years, there has been a growing interest in the use of multimode optical fibers, which is currently playing a leading role in optical information transmission. Here we want to give some examples of the use of optical fibers in the area of light scattering. It will be pointed out that optical fibers are very suitable in many practical situations. Moreover, we shall see that, by coupling optical fibers to GRIN-rod lenses, we can realize quite interesting sensing systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 July 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0701, 1986 European Conf on Optics, Optical Systems and Applications, (10 July 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937068
Show Author Affiliations
R. Falciai, Istituto di Ricerca sulle Onde Elettromagnetiche del C.N.R. (Italy)
E. Piano, Universita di Genova (Italy)
C. Pontiggia, Universita di Genova (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0701:
1986 European Conf on Optics, Optical Systems and Applications
Stefano Sottini; Silvana Trigari, Editor(s)

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