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Optical Engineering

Introduction to reliability-related problems in optical fiber connectors
Author(s): William C. Young
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Paper Abstract

Many technical advances have been made in the field of optical fiber connector technology over the past 17 years, particularly with respect to single-mode fiber connectors. Millions of these connectors are now in use, increasing the need for complete understanding and resolution of reliability issues. This paper will highlight some of the important reliability-related problems in butt-joint type connectors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1991
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 30(6) doi: 10.1117/12.55863
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 30, Issue 6
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William C. Young, Bell Communications Research (United States)


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