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Detector Selection For Production Testing Of Optical Fiber Loss: A Practical Approach.
Author(s): William F. Wright; David R. Maack; John A. Fee
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Paper Abstract

A number of photodetector assemblies were constructed and evaluated for their suitability in an optical fiber attenuation measurement system operating in a production environment. The assembly exhibiting the best compromise among the critical performance parameters utilized a PIN photodiode with an achromatic lens assembly. This compromise required a trade off between measurement accuracy and the overall versatility of the photodetection system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0715, Fiber Telecommunications and Computer Networks, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937415
Show Author Affiliations
William F. Wright, General Cable Company (United States)
David R. Maack, General Cable Company (United States)
John A. Fee, General Cable Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0715:
Fiber Telecommunications and Computer Networks
John D. Chipman; Virginia A. Ormiston, Editor(s)

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