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Precision molded plastic ferrules for single-mode optical fibers
Author(s): Melvin H. Johnson; Frank M. Willis
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Paper Abstract

A unique process has been developed to mold precision plastic optical ferrules using a DuPont proprietary liquid crystal polymer. Optical performance of the plastic ferrules is similar to ceramic ferrules for single mode applications. This paper describes the unique molding process, the polymer system, and the optical performance of this novel plastic ferrule.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1992, Miniature and Micro-Optics and Micromechanics, (15 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.165706
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Melvin H. Johnson, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. (United States)
Frank M. Willis, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1992:
Miniature and Micro-Optics and Micromechanics
Neal C. Gallagher; Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri, Editor(s)

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