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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2009
  • pp: 2435–2437

Ultrahigh-resolution fiber-optic image guides derived from microstructured polymer optical fiber preforms

Depeng Kong and Lili Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 16, pp. 2435-2437 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.002435


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Abstract

Ultrahigh-resolution fiber-optic image guides—fused image fiber, faceplate, and taper—were fabricated by using microstructured polymer optical fiber (MPOF) preforms composed of two polymers: polymethylmethacrylate and polystyrene. The pixel diameter in the resultant MPOF-based image guides was as small as 3 μ m . The imaging capabilities of these types of fiber-optic elements were demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution
(110.2350) Imaging systems : Fiber optics imaging
(160.2290) Materials : Fiber materials
(170.0110) Medical optics and biotechnology : Imaging systems

ToC Category:
Image Processing

History
Original Manuscript: May 13, 2009
Revised Manuscript: June 30, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 7, 2009
Published: August 7, 2009

Citation
Depeng Kong and Lili Wang, "Ultrahigh-resolution fiber-optic image guides derived from microstructured polymer optical fiber preforms," Opt. Lett. 34, 2435-2437 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-16-2435


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