Fiber Lens Structure for Large Distance Measurement
We propose a new fiber lens structure for large distance
measurement in which a polymer layer is added to a conventional
fiber lens. The proposed fiber lens can adjust the working distance by
properly choosing the refractive index and thickness of the polymer
layer. In our numerical analysis for the fiber lens radius of 120 μm,
the working distance of the proposed fiber lens is about 10 mm
which is about 30 times larger than conventional fiber lens.
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