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Beam profile dependence on conditions of propagation through hollow flexible IR waveguides
Author(s): Alexandra Inberg; Mark Oksman; M. Ben-David; Abraham Katzir; Nathan I. Croitoru
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Paper Abstract

A theoretical ray model of IR radiation propagation and delivered beam shape profile of hollow flexible waveguides was developed. Experimental studies of attenuation of coupled CO2 MID-IR laser (wavelength-10.6 micrometers ) and the influence of losses, internal diameter, coupling and scattering on the shape of propagated beam were performed. The theoretical and experimental results have shown a good concordance.

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Date Published: 15 January 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3570, Biomedical Sensors, Fibers, and Optical Delivery Systems, (15 January 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.336950
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Alexandra Inberg, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Mark Oksman, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
M. Ben-David, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Abraham Katzir, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Nathan I. Croitoru, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3570:
Biomedical Sensors, Fibers, and Optical Delivery Systems
Francesco Baldini; Nathan I. Croitoru; Martin Frenz; Ingemar Lundstroem; Mitsunobu Miyagi; Riccardo Pratesi; Otto S. Wolfbeis, Editor(s)

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