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Improved Metallic Tube Infrared Waveguides With Inside Dielectric Coating
Author(s): N. Croitoru; D. Mendlovic; J. Dror; S. Ruschin; E. Goldenberg
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Paper Abstract

Hollow fibers were made of plastic materials with both metallic and dielectric inside coating. Previous theoretical investigation had shown that by the use of optimal metallic and dielectric layers, low attenuation could be achieved, even for bent fibers. Experimentally, the attenuation of 2 dB/m was measured for a 3 mm diameter flexible plastic waveguide.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0713, Optical Fibers in Medicine II, (1 April 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937360
Show Author Affiliations
N. Croitoru, Tel-Aviv University (Israel)
D. Mendlovic, Tel-Aviv University (Israel)
J. Dror, Tel-Aviv University (Israel)
S. Ruschin, Tel-Aviv University (Israel)
E. Goldenberg, Tel-Aviv University (Israel)

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

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