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Optical fibers in artificial joint
Author(s): Jie Yu; Jianmin Huang; Kui Zhang; Liang Zhang
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, optical fibers are applied to study artificial joints of human beings. The experimental results of strain and optical fibers are very useful for medical design of artificial joints. The stress distributions and the stress concentration factors of the femur of total hip artificial joint which has been used in clinical practice may be significant in the study of Biomechanics and the design of artificial joints.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1420, Optical Fibers in Medicine VI, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43885
Show Author Affiliations
Jie Yu, Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Jianmin Huang, Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Kui Zhang, Tong Ren Hospital (China)
Liang Zhang, Capital Institute of Medicine (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1420:
Optical Fibers in Medicine VI
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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