Short pulse delivery through HWG

Israel Gannot, Oleg Konoplev, Joseph Neev

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Abstract

Hollow optical wave-guides represent an alternative method for the delivery of short laser pulses to a target tissue or a target detector. In many applications, the delivery may require bending and winding through various openings and conduits. Hollow waveguides are made of teflon or silica tubes and allow flexibility and rigidity including the ability to operate in a liquid environment. Biomedical applications include diagnostics and surgery. This study evaluates the use of hollow waveguides for the delivery of short and ultra short laser pulses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)93-99
Number of pages7
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume3934
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes
EventCommercial and Biomedical Applications of Ultrafast Lasers II - San Jose, CA, USA
Duration: Jan 24 2000Jan 25 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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