Medical Applications of Waveguides

Medical applications of waveguides and fiber optics make these devices really useful.

They are used for treatment of various medical problems without always having to resort to open surgery.

Waveguides, as the name indicates, is the term used for any kind of structure that is used to guide waves. Guiding a wave simply means helping propagate a wave so that it will reach its desired destination.

There are different wave guides for different kinds of waves. There are electromagnetic waveguides, optical waveguides, acoustic wave guides, and digital waveguides.

Waveguides are used for a wide variety of applications including for medical purposes.

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