28 July 1994 Optical properties of spherical fiber optic diffuser
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Proceedings Volume 2131, Biomedical Fiber Optic Instrumentation; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.180706
Event: OE/LASE '94, 1994, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
The spherical fiber optic diffuser is for producing a spherical scattering light field. A uniform light intensity distribution is the most desired pattern for many medical applications. This paper presents a theoretical model for describing the surface irradiance and the far-field intensity distribution, which are expressed as a function of scattering coefficient, radius of the diffuser, and the maximum semi-angle of the output beam from fiber end. Experimental results are given and compared with the theoretical model.
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Anpei Pan, Anpei Pan, Dipak R. Biswas, Dipak R. Biswas, } "Optical properties of spherical fiber optic diffuser", Proc. SPIE 2131, Biomedical Fiber Optic Instrumentation, (28 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.180706; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.180706
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