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Optical ribbon cables
Author(s): Francois Legros; J. L. Rochefort; Yannick Roussel; Daniel Brault; Alain Gouronnec; J.-P. Louboutin
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Paper Abstract

Optical ribbons are light waveguides whose most important advantages are: identification of the fibers, mass splicing, and fibers organized in a parallel arrangement. Consequently, they can be used in cables in which connection and installation lead to a decrease of cost, compared to current techniques. This paper covers two fields: the ribbon as a waveguide, and the ribbon cable inspected in various uses (duct, direct buried, distribution and building).

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1973, Passive Fiber Optic Components and Their Reliability, (18 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163779
Show Author Affiliations
Francois Legros, Acome (France)
J. L. Rochefort, Acome (France)
Yannick Roussel, Acome (France)
Daniel Brault, Acome (France)
Alain Gouronnec, CNET (France)
J.-P. Louboutin, CNET (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1973:
Passive Fiber Optic Components and Their Reliability
Vincent J. Tekippe; John P. Varachi Jr., Editor(s)

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