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James S McCaughan Jr: Apparatus for producing a spherical pattern of light and method of manufacture. Laser Therapeutics, George Wolken Jr, September 15, 1987: US04693556 (109 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses an optical radiating apparatus constructed on one end of a light-conducting optical fiber such that, upon encountering this radiator, light is caused to leave the fiber and radiate in a spherical pattern with respect to the end of the fiber. This optical radiator is c ...


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James S McCaughan Jr: Apparatus for producing a cylindrical pattern of light and method of manufacture. Laser Therapeutics, George Wolken Jr, April 28, 1987: US04660925 (105 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses an optical radiating apparatus constructed on one end of a light-conducting optical fiber such that, upon encountering this radiator, light is caused to leave the fiber and radiate in a cylindrical pattern with respect to the central axis of the fiber. This optical ra ...


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Daniel R Doiron, Hugh L Narcisco Jr, Paul Paspa: Continuous gradient cylindrical diffusion tip for optical fibers and method for using. Laser Therapeutics, Michael G Petit, July 19, 1994: US05330465 (66 worldwide citation)

A diffuser tip for a fiber optic or array of fibers having a proximal end which abuts against the tip of the fiber optic or array of fibers. The diffuser tip has a cylindrical center core of transparent elastomer which contains scattering centers embedded therein. The scattering centers are distribu ...