[time-nuts] Wide angle light into ST connector/multimode fiber?
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Jan 5 08:24:42 UTC 2011
In message <20110104200440.7FAD380003B at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net>, Hal Mu
>> I want to get light from a wide angle (30 degrees or so) into a multimode
>> fiber cable to feed a fast MF466 photodiode for short distance sensing.
It won't work for a whole lot of reasons.
Your chances are much better if you use a plastic "light-guide" like those
used to extend a SMD LED to the frontpanel on consumer electrics.
The exist in both rigid and bendable types.
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