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Miniature Optic Connectors
Author(s): Jean B Despouys; Dominique Marchal
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Paper Abstract

To-day, fiber optics' low linear attenuation (0.5 dB/km at 1300 nm for fibers with dia 50 pm index gradient) enhances the growing significance of junction loss. Indeed, the transmission system's range is 2 km shorter, which is generated by every 1 dB connection! The optic connector is a compact device allowing links between 2 fiber optics or between 1 fiber and an optoelectronic component to be generated or cut off repeatedly while providing minimal transmission's crosstalk. After studying the various characteristics generating crosstalk, the alternatives selected by RADIALL relating to miniature optic connectors shall be considered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 July 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0672, In Situ Industrial Applications of Optics, (22 July 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.939020
Show Author Affiliations
Jean B Despouys, RADIALL G.I.E (France)
Dominique Marchal, RADIALL G.I.E (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0672:
In Situ Industrial Applications of Optics
Jean P. L. Ebbeni, Editor(s)

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