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Susceptibility of static fatigue parameters of optical fibers to environmental conditions
Author(s): Sergey L. Semjonov; Mikhail M. Bubnov; O. V. Khleskova
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Paper Abstract

It is known that silica fiber strength and fatigue are sensitive to such environmental parameters as humidity and pH. However, there is no complete understanding of the mechanisms of their action. For this reason, static fatigue measurements with pH-value being controlled were performed. The results are interpreted in terms of activation of water molecules by OH- groups.

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Date Published: 15 January 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2611, Optical Network Engineering and Integrity, (15 January 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.230123
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Sergey L. Semjonov, General Physics Institute (Russia)
Mikhail M. Bubnov, General Physics Institute (Russia)
O. V. Khleskova, General Physics Institute (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2611:
Optical Network Engineering and Integrity
Hakan H. Yuce; Dilip K. Paul; Roger A. Greenwell, Editor(s)

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