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Multichannel data acquistion system for assessing reliability of fiber optic couplers
Author(s): Anne B. Bussard; M. Biller; D. A. Serfas
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Paper Abstract

With the increased number of fiber-optic couplers in use in network applications, it is imperative that device reliability be ensured. Corning has developed flexible and accurate multi-channel test systems for monitoring performance during environmental testing. One such single-mode system utilizing 90 channels has been demonstrated with a one sigma stability of < 0.004dB over 136 hours of testing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1366, Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments IV, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24719
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Anne B. Bussard, Corning Incorporated (United States)
M. Biller, Corning Incorporated (United States)
D. A. Serfas, Corning Incorporated (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1366:
Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments IV
Roger A. Greenwell; Dilip K. Paul, Editor(s)

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