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Stanford School of Engineering

High-Resolution Single-Fiber Endoscope

Caption: This is a schematic rendering of Kahn's rigid endoscope using a multimode optical fiber. Random patterns of light generated by a spatial light modulator pass through a fiber and illuminate a region near the fiber tip. Reflected power values are recorded and used to reconstruct an image. The arrows indicate the direction of light propagation.

Credit: Joseph Kahn, Stanford Engineering

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