Abstract

A theoretical and experimental study is presented of a Doppler velocimeter that uses a single-mode optical fiber to transmit the probe beam and collect the signal light. The performance is discussed in two cases: (i) for negligible and (ii) for strong probe beam distortion caused by surface scattering. The results suggest that in medical use the assessment of blood velocity is possible for thin superficial vessels.

© 1988 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Laser Doppler velocimeter with a novel optical fiber probe

Kazuo Kyuma, Shuichi Tai, Koichi Hamanaka, and Masahiro Nunoshita
Appl. Opt. 20(14) 2424-2427 (1981)

Monostatic coaxial 1.5 μm laser Doppler velocimeter using a scanning Fabry-Perot interferometer

Peter John Rodrigo and Christian Pedersen
Opt. Express 21(18) 21105-21112 (2013)

Fiber optic confocal laser Doppler velocimeter using an all-fiber laser source for high resolution measurements

Utkarsh Sharma, Gang Chen, Jin U. Kang, Ilko Ilev, and Ronald W. Waynant
Opt. Express 13(16) 6250-6258 (2005)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (7)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (37)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription