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Liquid-filled microstructured polymer fibers as monolithic liquid-core array fibers

Jian Wang and Lili Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 5, pp. 881-885 (2009)

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Liquid-filled microstructured polymer optical fibers (MPOFs) as monolithic liquid-core array fiber are proposed and prepared by injecting high-refractive-index liquid into the holes array of the MPOFs. One example for potential applications is demonstrated as a new kind of coherent imaging fiber. It provides great potential for applications in chemical sensing, biosensors, and endoscopy, particularly in bifunctional detection.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(060.2350) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics imaging

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: October 6, 2008
Revised Manuscript: November 14, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 5, 2009
Published: February 2, 2009

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Vol. 4, Iss. 4 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Jian Wang and Lili Wang, "Liquid-filled microstructured polymer fibers as monolithic liquid-core array fibers," Appl. Opt. 48, 881-885 (2009)

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