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Immersion Lens Assembly for Diode Laser

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000044745D
Original Publication Date: 1984-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-06

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Fortenberry, RS [+details]

Abstract

This article describes an immersion lens assembly for collimating the output of a diode laser. The assembly employs aplanatic geometry. The diode laser is immersed in a non-degrading liquid. Two variations are described, one of which uses a conventional convex lens to complete the collimation process.