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Zirconium Fluoride Fiber Requirements For Mid-Infrared Laser Surgery Applications
Author(s): D. C. Tran; K. H. Levin
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Paper Abstract

Laser power transmission through fluoride glass fibers is possible, but requires stringent glass processing techniques to avoid laser induced damage. A pulsed Er:Yag laser was used to determine the damage threshold of these fibers.

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Date Published: 1 April 1987
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0713, Optical Fibers in Medicine II, (1 April 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937365
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D. C. Tran, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
K. H. Levin, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0713:
Optical Fibers in Medicine II
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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