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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 3596

Specialty Fiber Optics for Medical Applications
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 3596
Date Published: 21 April 1999
Softcover: 25 papers (234) pages
ISBN: 9780819430663

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Hollow fiber delivery of ArF and KrF excimer laser light
Author(s): Yuji Matsuura; Mitsunobu Miyagi
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Tapered and noncircular hollow glass waveguides
Author(s): Daniel J. Gibson; James A. Harrington
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Beam profile analysis of waveguide-delivered IR lasers
Author(s): Nathan I. Croitoru; Israel Gannot; Alexandra Inberg; Mark Oksman; Moshe Ben-David; Ronald W. Waynant; Abraham Katzir
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Smart polymer-coated hollow fibers
Author(s): Yi-Wei Shi; Yuji Matsuura; Mitsunobu Miyagi
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Delivery of high-powered picosecond pulses in near-IR region by special silver hollow-glass waveguides
Author(s): Helena Jelinkova; Mitsunobu Miyagi; Jan Sulc; Pavel Cerny; You Wang; Yi-Wei Shi
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Hollow waveguides for gas sensing and near-IR applications
Author(s): David J. Haan; James A. Harrington
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Hollow-waveguide-based transmission of a Q-switched Nd:YAG laser beam for biological tissue ablation
Author(s): Shunichi Sato; Hiroshi Ashida; Yi-Wei Shi; Yuji Matsuura; Mitsunobu Miyagi
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Clinical beam delivery of the Vanderbilt FEL: design and performance of a hollow-waveguide-based handheld probe for neurosurgery
Author(s): Hans Surya Pratisto; Stephen R. Uhlhorn; Michael Copeland; E. Duco Jansen
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Fabrication of a 10-m-length IR imaging bundle from arsenic trisulfide glass fibers
Author(s): Albert Ray Hilton; James McCord; Glen Whaley; Thomas J. Loretz; Paul Modlin
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Simple thermal imaging system based on hollow glass waveguides or silver halide fibers as scanning elements for medical applications
Author(s): B. Dekel; Abraham Katzir; Alexandra Inberg; Nathan I. Croitoru
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Infrared glass fibers for evanescent wave spectroscopy
Author(s): Catherine Boussard-Pledel; Sandrine Hocde; Gilles Fonteneau; Hong Li Ma; Xian-Hua Zhang; Karine Le Foulgoc; Jacques Lucas; B. Perio; J. Hamelin
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Improvements in UV transmission of all-silica optical fibers with low OH content
Author(s): J. Assmus; Joerg Gombert; Karl-Friedrich Klein; James P. Clarkin; Gary W. Nelson
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New optical fiber type: microporous sol-gel-clad optical fibers
Author(s): Bolesh J. Skutnik
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Radiation damage of all-silica fibers in the UV region
Author(s): Joerg Gombert; M. Ziegler; J. Assmus; Karl-Friedrich Klein; Gary W. Nelson; James P. Clarkin; H. Pross; J. Kiefer
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All-silica nonsolarizing optical fibers for UV medical applications
Author(s): Bolesh J. Skutnik; Brian Foley
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FEW-FTIR spectroscopy applications and computer data processing for noninvasive skin tissue diagnostics in vivo
Author(s): Angelique L. Brooks; Natalia I. Afanasyeva; Volodymyr Makhine; Reinhard F. Bruch; Byron McGregor
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Infrared fiber optic evanescent wave spectroscopy: applications in biology and medicine
Author(s): Natalia I. Afanasyeva; Reinhard F. Bruch; Abraham Katzir
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Infrared-transmitting fiber optics for biomedical applications
Author(s): Jasbinder Singh Sanghera; L. Brandon Shaw; Lynda E. Busse; David B. Talley; Ishwar D. Aggarwal
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Noninvasive and nonocclusive determination of blood pressure using laser Doppler flowmetry
Author(s): Peter Elter; Wilhelm Stork; Klaus-Dieter Mueller-Glaser; Norbert O. Lutter
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Tumor diagnostics using fiber optical IR spectroscopy
Author(s): Harald Winter; Uwe Bindig; Wolfgang Waesche; K. Liebold; Andre Roggan; P. Frege; Ulrich M. Gross; G. Mueller
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Photoacoustic/photothermal optical fiber sensor for the minimally invasive detection of cancers and other tissue pathologies
Author(s): Jan G. Laufer; Paul C. Beard; Timothy N. Mills
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Fiber optic evanescent wave spectroscopy (FEWS) for blood diagnosis: the use of polymer-coated AgClBr fibers and neural network analysis
Author(s): Osnat Eytan; Edward Bormashenko; Roman Pogreb; Semion Sutovski; Irena Vaserman; Ben-Ami Sela; Abraham Katzir
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Improved all-silica fibers for deep-UV applications
Author(s): Jan Vydra; Gerhard F. Schoetz
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Monitoring the diffusion of topically applied drugs through human and pig skin using fiber evanescent wave spectroscopy (FEWS)
Author(s): Juergen Spielvogel; Susanne Reuter; Raimund Hibst; Abraham Katzir
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Mach-Zehnder-type evanescent wave biosensor in ion-exchanged glass using periodically segmented waveguide
Author(s): Zeev Weissman; E. Brand; I. Tsimberov; David Brooks; Shlomo Ruschin; Doron Goldberg
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