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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);
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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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