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Theory and practice of fibre proof testing
Author(s): James G. Titchmarsh
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Paper Abstract

This paper discusses the strength of optical fibre which has been subject to a proof-test. The implications of a strength distribution described by Weibull statistics and modified by flaw growth obeying fracture mechanics are described with the help of Weibull plots.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1314, Fibre Optics '90, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21975
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James G. Titchmarsh, STC Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1314:
Fibre Optics '90
P. McGeehin, Editor(s)

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