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Optical Engineering

Mechanical Characteristics of Flexible Glass Fiber Optics
Author(s): M. A. Ali; M. A. Schwartz
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Paper Abstract

Exploratory studies were conducted to determine the factors responsible for possible flexibility problems in glass fiber optics. Commercial glass fiber optic materials of known composition were employed. Such mechanical properties as tensile strength and modulus, Poisson's ratio and fatigue were measured. Single and multi-fiber materials were compared.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1971
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 9(5) 905155 doi: 10.1117/12.7971577
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 9, Issue 5
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M. A. Ali, IIT Research Institute (United States)
M. A. Schwartz, IIT Research Institute (United States)

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