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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 22, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 1983
  • pp: 2029–2033

Fiber-optic image transmission system with high resolution

D. E. Hulsey and S. K. Case  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 13, pp. 2029-2033 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.22.002029


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Abstract

A system has been designed and built for transmitting images of diffusely reflecting objects through optical fibers and displaying those images at a receiving station. Wavelength coding is used to reduce the number of fibers required for transmission while allowing transmission of >1000 pixels/fiber. The system is an optical/electronic hybrid which operates under computer control. A tunable dye laser is used for a high-brightness light source, and a CRT is used for the output image display. The system and its operation are described, and examples of results are shown.

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History
Original Manuscript: July 26, 1982
Published: July 1, 1983

Citation
D. E. Hulsey and S. K. Case, "Fiber-optic image transmission system with high resolution," Appl. Opt. 22, 2029-2033 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-22-13-2029


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