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Ionising Radiation Effects On Doped Silica And Pure Silica Core Fibres
Author(s): Alan Robinson
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Paper Abstract

Results of pulsed gamma radiation tests are reported for Raychem and Dainichi-Nippon silica core fibres, and for an STC doped core fibre. Measurement conditions included temperatures from -55°C to +70°C, absorbed doses between 170 and 4200 rad(Si), photobleaching at optical powers from 0.04 μW to 360 μW, and a range of launch conditions and sample lengths. The selection of suitable test conditions is discussed, and results are compared with those for other radiation hard doped core fibres.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 February 1987
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 0721, Fiber Optics in Adverse Environments III, (4 February 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937630
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Alan Robinson, STC Technology Ltd. (England)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0721:
Fiber Optics in Adverse Environments III
Roger A. Greenwell, Editor(s)

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