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Spectroscopy
Volume 22 (2008), Issue 6, Pages 459-466
http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/SPE-2008-0364

Catheter with dielectric optical filter deposited upon the fiber optic end for Raman in vivo biospectroscopy applications

Carlos José de Lima,1 Marcos Tadeu T. Pacheco,1 Antonio Balbin Villaverde,1 Renato Amaro Zângaro,1 Leonardo Marmo Moreira,1,3 and Álvaro José Damião2

1Laboratório de Instrumentação Optobiomédica, Instituto de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento (IP&D), Universidade do Vale do Paraíba (UNIVAP), Urbanova CEP 12244-000, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil
2Laboratório de Medição de Superfícies Ópticas – LMSO, IEAv, CTA, Bairro Putim CEP 12228-840, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil
3Laboratório de Instrumentação Optobiomédica, Instituto de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento (IP&D), Universidade do Vale do Paraíba (UNIVAP), Av. Shishima Hifumi, 2911, Urbanova CEP 12244-000, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil

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