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Optimization Of An Optical Fiber For Missile Guidance Applications
Author(s): D. S. Fox; F. Akers; G. Gasparian
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Paper Abstract

The considerations involved in the optimization of the design of an optical fiber for a data link for missile guidance applications are outlined. An analytical model relating spooling induced excess loss to fiber core diameter is developed. Experimental results describing the effect of fiber core diameter on spooling and coupling losses are reviewed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 1982
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0326, Fiber Optics: Technology '82, (15 October 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933328
Show Author Affiliations
D. S. Fox, Hughes Aircraft Company (United States)
F. Akers, ITT Electro-Optical Products Division (United States)
G. Gasparian, ITT Electro-Optical Products Division (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0326:
Fiber Optics: Technology '82
Claire E. Loscoe, Editor(s)

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