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Adhesion of polymer protective coatings of optical fibers
Author(s): Jan Rayss; Wieslaw M. Podkoscielny; J. Widomski; Andrzej Gorgol
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Paper Abstract

The effect of optical fiber polymer coatings on the mechanical properties of a fiber was studied. Their adhesion to the optical fiber surface is of special interest. It is also shown how the analysis of electron donor and electron acceptor properties of the surfaces being in contact can predict the adhesion energy. An optical fiber model taking into consideration the pressure exerted on it by the protective coating is also described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 August 1997
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3189, Technology and Applications of Light Guides, (5 August 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.285632
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Jan Rayss, Maria Curie-Sklodowska Univ. (Poland)
Wieslaw M. Podkoscielny, Maria Curie-Sklodowska Univ. (Poland)
J. Widomski, Maria Curie-Sklodowska Univ. (Poland)
Andrzej Gorgol, Maria Curie-Sklodowska Univ. (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3189:
Technology and Applications of Light Guides

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