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Fluoride Glass Infrared Optical Fibers In Medicine And Biology
Author(s): Gwenael Maze; Vincent Cardin; Marcel Poulain
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Paper Abstract

Infrared fluoride glass fibers less than 1 dB/m between 0.5 and 4.5 μm are now currently manufactured. They are drawn from multicomponent ZrF4-based glass preforms in various core to cladding ratios. These fibers may be used in several technological fields connected to medicine and biology : infrared spectrometry and in line gas analysis, remote I.R. spectrometry, thermal imaging and laser surgery.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 January 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0576, Optical Fibers in Medicine and Biology I, (14 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.950720
Show Author Affiliations
Gwenael Maze, Le Verre Fluore S.A. (France)
Vincent Cardin, Le Verre Fluore S.A. (France)
Marcel Poulain, Le Verre Fluore S.A. (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0576:
Optical Fibers in Medicine and Biology I
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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