It is shown that integration of microspheres inside microcapillaries or hollow waveguides allow the development of compact focusing tools for a variety of biomedical and photonics applications.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3890) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics instrumentation
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
A. Darafsheh, M. D. Kerr, K. W. Allen, and V. N. Astratov, "Integrated Microsphere Arrays as a Compact Focusing Tool for Biomedical and Photonics Applications," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JWA63.
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