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  • Vol. 33, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 1994
  • pp: 1802–1805

Observations of and applications for self-imaging in optical fibers

S. W. Allison and G. T. Gillies  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 33, Issue 10, pp. 1802-1805 (1994)

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Experimental results of self-imaging in optical fibers are reported along with an analytical model that explains the observations. Some implications for sensor design are discussed.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 6, 1993
Published: April 1, 1994

S. W. Allison and G. T. Gillies, "Observations of and applications for self-imaging in optical fibers," Appl. Opt. 33, 1802-1805 (1994)

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