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Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

| EXPLORING THE INTERFACE OF LIGHT AND BIOMEDICINE

  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 6 — Jun. 17, 2008

Fabrication and experimental observation of monolithic multi-air-core fiber array for image transmission

Jian Wang, Xinghua Yang, and Lili Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 11, pp. 7703-7708 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.007703


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Abstract

Two kinds of multi-air-core optical fibers were designed and fabricated by extruding optical grade PMMA pellets and drawing to fiber. The imaging function of the fibers was investigated with home-made specialized microscopy. This new type of fiber provides strong potential for applications in endoscopy, chemical sensing, biosensors, fiber-optical faceplates.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(110.2350) Imaging systems : Fiber optics imaging
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: March 27, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 22, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 10, 2008
Published: May 13, 2008

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Vol. 3, Iss. 6 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Jian Wang, Xinghua Yang, and Lili Wang, "Fabrication and experimental observation of monolithic multi-air-core fiber array for image transmission," Opt. Express 16, 7703-7708 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-11-7703


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