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Statistical analysis methods for strength distributions in optical fibers
Author(s): Stephen N. Kukureka; Darran R. Cairns
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present the results of computational studies on a set of experimental data concerning the strength of commercially available silica optical fibers. We compare various statistical methods for characterizing the distribution of fiber strength and assess their validity by comparing random sampling from a set of experimental data with results generated using a Monte Carlo computer routine.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 December 1999
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3848, Optical Fiber Reliability and Testing, (29 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.372774
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Stephen N. Kukureka, Univ. of Birmingham (United Kingdom)
Darran R. Cairns, Univ. of Birmingham (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3848:
Optical Fiber Reliability and Testing
M. John Matthewson, Editor(s)

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