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Safe stress model for mechanical reliability of optical fibers
Author(s): G. Scott Glaesemann
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Paper Abstract

An engineering methodology for estimating the mechanical reliability of optical fiber is being developed within a fracture mechanics framework. The model, one of several currently under development, expresses allowable inservice stresses as a fraction of fiber strength in a fatigue environment for a range of n values and fiber types. Of particular importance is the need for obtaining strength data on fiber lengths appropriate for the application.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1992
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1580, Fiber Optic Components and Reliability, (1 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.135408
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G. Scott Glaesemann, Corning Incorporated (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1580:
Fiber Optic Components and Reliability
Paul M. Kopera; Dilip K. Paul, Editor(s)

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