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Environmental and optical power testing of high-attenuation fibers
Author(s): Huimin Zheng; C. Desrosiers; S. Ellyson; A. Henry; J.-P. Berube; Karine Le Foulgoc; Andre Croteau; Jocelyn Lauzon
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Paper Abstract

Cobalt-doped high attenuation fibers were tested in terms of temperature, humidity, and optical power. The maximum attenuation variation recorded was less than 3% for temperatures between -40 to + 65°C under uncontrolled humidity. When the humidity was controlled, the maximum attenuation variation was less than 3% under the worst case: +85°C and 85% R.H. Optical power test were carried out at 1W and 1550 nm over 12 minutes without any recorded damage to the fibers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 2003
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 4833, Applications of Photonic Technology 5, (17 February 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.474746
Show Author Affiliations
Huimin Zheng, INO (Canada)
C. Desrosiers, INO (Canada)
S. Ellyson, INO (Canada)
A. Henry, INO (Canada)
J.-P. Berube, INO (Canada)
Karine Le Foulgoc, COPL/Univ. Laval (Canada)
Andre Croteau, INO (Canada)
Jocelyn Lauzon, INO (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4833:
Applications of Photonic Technology 5

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