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Optical fiber attenuation in proton radiation
Author(s): Kamala S. Krishnan; Doyle G. Lahti; W. David Smith; Tina M. Averett
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Paper Abstract

Radiation-induced losses of SpecTran and Corning optical fibers were measured in a proton beam at the UC Davis Cyclotron facility. The tests were conducted at different temperatures in the range 150 degrees Celsius to minus 150 degrees Celsius. The paper discusses the measurement setup, the environmental control equipment and the results. A comparison with prior data and theoretical models is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 October 1996
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2811, Photonics for Space Environments IV, (18 October 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.254029
Show Author Affiliations
Kamala S. Krishnan, Computing Devices International (United States)
Doyle G. Lahti, Computing Devices International (United States)
W. David Smith, Computing Devices International (United States)
Tina M. Averett, Computing Devices International (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2811:
Photonics for Space Environments IV
Edward W. Taylor, Editor(s)

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