We show numerically and experimentally that strong core coupling that is dependent on the wavelength and the polarization can be observed in image fibers commonly used in endoscopes.
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(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.2350) Imaging systems : Fiber optics imaging
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.2150) Medical optics and biotechnology : Endoscopic imaging
K. P. L. Reichenbach and C. Xu, "Analysis and Measurement of Light Propagation in Coherent Fiber Bundles," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CTuEE3.
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