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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 37, Iss. 36 — Dec. 20, 1998
  • pp: 8426–8428

Fiber-Optic Contact Microsoldering Device

Jonathan H. Herringer and Nicholas Djeu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 36, pp. 8426-8428 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.008426


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Abstract

A fiber-optic contact microsoldering device was demonstrated. It consists of a crystalline fiber with a tapered absorbing tip grown directly onto one end. A tapered tip with a 20-μm end enables the soldering of components with lead spacing as small as 50 μm.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(160.5690) Materials : Rare-earth-doped materials
(350.5340) Other areas of optics : Photothermal effects

Citation
Jonathan H. Herringer and Nicholas Djeu, "Fiber-Optic Contact Microsoldering Device," Appl. Opt. 37, 8426-8428 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-36-8426


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