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Graded-index polymer optical fiber by new random copolymerization technique
Author(s): Yasuhiro Koike; Yukie Hondo; Eisuke Nihei
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Paper Abstract

A high-bandwidth graded-index (GI) polymer optical fiber (POF) was successfully obtained by a new random copolymerization technique. The bandwidth of the GI POF is about 1 GHz (DOT) km, which is 200 times larger than that of the conventional step-index (SI) POF. The total attenuation of the transmission is 150 - 200 dB/km at 652 nm wavelength and the tensile strength is about 1600 kg/cm2.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1592, Plastic Optical Fibers, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50994
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Yasuhiro Koike, Keio Univ. (Japan)
Yukie Hondo, Keio Univ. (Japan)
Eisuke Nihei, Keio Univ. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1592:
Plastic Optical Fibers

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