22 December 1994 MIR polycrystalline fibers in the power and remote control delivery systems
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Proceedings Volume 2328, Biomedical Optoelectronic Devices and Systems II; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.197526
Event: International Symposium on Biomedical Optics Europe '94, 1994, Lille, France
Abstract
The interest to the flexible radiation delivery systems for medical applications is a well known and quite clear fact. Silver halide fibers are the most convenient candidates for such use. This convenience is provided by sufficiently low attenuation of these fibers (< 1 dB/m) in a rather wide spectral range (4-16 micrometers ). In this paper we discuss the design of a delivery system coupled with commercially available CO and CO2 lasers and the recent results obtained. The application of AgHal fibers as radiation delivery tool in a medical spectroscopy diagnostics are also discussed. These fibers posses the minimum losses at the wavelength of about 10 micrometers . It is a happy accident that the spectral maximum of the human body emission falls on the same wavelength region. So, delivering emission to radiometer by the fibers the temperature can be determined.
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Vjacheslav G. Artioushenko, Alexander P. Kryukov, E. F. Kuzin, Alexander A. Lerman, Alexander M. Prokhorov, Wolfgang Neuberger, "MIR polycrystalline fibers in the power and remote control delivery systems", Proc. SPIE 2328, Biomedical Optoelectronic Devices and Systems II, (22 December 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.197526; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.197526
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