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Instrument applications of large-core optical fiber cable transfer (LOCAT) theory
Author(s): Zhi-Hai Wang; Bruce Adams; F. G. Tinsley
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Paper Abstract

The transfer function theory for large core optical fiber (bare fiber) and fiber cable (LOCAT) reveals a ray's actual interaction with the fiber lightguide. By applying this new tool in a fiber optic instrument design, we have improved the repeatability and stability of this fiber optic temperature instrument from 4 degree(s)C to 0.2 degree(s)C at 1000 degree(s)C. Several new concepts such as cable bend increments, fiber status, and fiber status stability also are discussed in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 November 1993
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 2000, Current Developments in Optical Design and Optical Engineering III, (25 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163647
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Zhi-Hai Wang, Luxtron Corp. (United States)
Bruce Adams, Luxtron Corp. (United States)
F. G. Tinsley, Luxtron Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2000:
Current Developments in Optical Design and Optical Engineering III
Robert E. Fischer; Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

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