Fiber beam shaping for optical nerve stimulation

Serhat Tozburun, Gwen A. Lagoda, Arthur L. Burnett, Faramarz Farahi, Nathaniel M. Fried

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

Chemical etching of single-mode fiber tip transformed Gaussian to flat-top beam profile, providing more uniform infrared laser irradiation of the nerve and simplifying alignment of the visible aiming beam during optical nerve stimulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIEEE Photonic Society 24th Annual Meeting, PHO 2011
Pages493-494
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
Event24th Annual Meeting on IEEE Photonic Society, PHO 2011 - Arlington, VA, United States
Duration: Oct 9 2011Oct 13 2011

Publication series

NameIEEE Photonic Society 24th Annual Meeting, PHO 2011

Other

Other24th Annual Meeting on IEEE Photonic Society, PHO 2011
CountryUnited States
CityArlington, VA
Period10/9/1110/13/11

Keywords

  • chemical etching
  • fiber beam shaping
  • single-mode

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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