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Low Temperature Gamma Irradation Response Of Polymer Coated Optical Waveguides
Author(s): E. W. Taylor; L. J. Myatt; J. D. Wiltse
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Paper Abstract

Experimental results are presented on the optical transmission properties of a pure fused silica core, polymer coated optical waveguide sheathed by three methodologies. The waveguides are examined during gamma ray (1.17, 1.33 MeV) exposure and at temperatures ranging from ambient to -60°C. Unsheathed optical waveguides, exposed previously, are reexamined and the effects of aging are compared to the sheathed examples.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 March 1984
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0404, Optical Fibers in Adverse Environments, (29 March 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.935628
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E. W. Taylor, Air Force Weapons Laboratory (United States)
L. J. Myatt, Air Force Weapons Laboratory (United States)
J. D. Wiltse, Air Force Weapons Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0404:
Optical Fibers in Adverse Environments

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