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1. (WO2017183157) OPTICAL FIBER SCANNER, ILLUMINATION DEVICE, AND OBSERVATION DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/183157    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2016/062650
Publication Date: Fri Oct 27 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 22 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: G02B 26/10
A61B 1/00
G02B 23/26
G02B 26/08
H01L 41/09
Applicants: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
オリンパス株式会社
Inventors: KASAI, Yasuaki
葛西 靖明
YOKOTA, Hirokazu
横田 博一
TSURUTA, Hiroshi
鶴田 博士
YASUMI, Takashi
安見 卓志
Title: OPTICAL FIBER SCANNER, ILLUMINATION DEVICE, AND OBSERVATION DEVICE
Abstract:
An optical fiber scanner (1) is provided with the following: an optical fiber (2); an elastic member (3) which is fixed to the outer circumferential surface of the optical fiber (2) and which covers a longitudinal-direction portion of the optical fiber (2); piezoelectric elements (4A, 4B, 4C) which are fixed to the outer surface of the elastic member (3); and an insertion portion (7) which is formed in the elastic member (3) from the distal end surface thereof to the base end surface thereof, which has an opening on the radial outer side of the optical fiber (2), and into which a longitudinal-direction portion of the optical fiber (2) is disposed.