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Trends in polymer optical fibers
Author(s): Hans Poisel; Olaf Ziemann; Karl-Friedrich Klein
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Paper Abstract

Polymer Optical Fibers (POF) are the most promising solution for the "last 100 m" ion data communication. The combine the inherent benefits of all optical fibers such as high bandwidth, total electromagnetic immunity with additionally amazing simplicity in handling. This paper will show the evolution of POF for datacom applications, starting from standard step index types via multi-step-index- or multi-core-types to recently published micro-structured POF.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 April 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5131, Third GR-I International Conference on New Laser Technologies and Applications, (9 April 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.513636
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Hans Poisel, Univ. of Applied Sciences Nuernberg (Germany)
Olaf Ziemann, University of Applied Sciences Nuernberg (Germany)
Karl-Friedrich Klein, Univ. of Applied Sciences Friedberg (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5131:
Third GR-I International Conference on New Laser Technologies and Applications
Alexis Carabelas; Giuseppe Baldacchini; Paolo Di Lazzaro; Dimitrios Zevgolis, Editor(s)

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