05093877 is referenced by 96 patents and cites 3 patents.

An optical fiber lasing apparatus includes an optical fiber which terminates in a lens having a convex lens side at its forward end, and having an extended barrel portion secured to the distal portion of the optical fiber. The lens is larger in diameter than the diameter of the optical fiber member.

Title
Optical fiber lasing apparatus lens
Application Number
7/605658
Publication Number
5093877
Application Date
October 30, 1990
Publication Date
March 3, 1992
Inventor
Gene Samson
Milpitas
CA, US
Robert F Kotmel
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Michael Aita
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Agent
McCubbrey Bartels Meyer & Ward
Assignee
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems
CA, US
IPC
G02B 6/32
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