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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 1985
  • pp: 2304–2308

Infrared image guide with bundled As–S glass fibers

Mitsunori Saito, Masaya Takizawa, Shiro Sakuragi, and Fumio Tanei  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 15, pp. 2304-2308 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.24.002304


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Abstract

An infared image guide made of bundled As–S glass fiber cores has been developed. The transmission range of this fiber was 2–6 μm. At the 3.3- and 4.8-μm wavelengths the minimum optical loss was 0.6 dB/m. With this image guide efficient transmission of the thermal image was experimentally established.

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History
Original Manuscript: January 29, 1985
Published: August 1, 1985

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Mitsunori Saito, Masaya Takizawa, Shiro Sakuragi, and Fumio Tanei, "Infrared image guide with bundled As–S glass fibers," Appl. Opt. 24, 2304-2308 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-24-15-2304


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