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Measurement And Characterization Of Optical Fiber Designed For Communication Systems With LED Sources
Author(s): J. E. Matthews; P. R. Reitz
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Paper Abstract

Widespread application of optical fiber technology to short-distance transmission networks is presently hindered by higher costs than existing alternative technologies. Cost reduction can be an important benefit of the design methodology for these systems. This paper proposes a simple, yet accurate design methodology that can reduce system costs based upon technical characteristics of optical fibers designed for local networks. We propose the measurement techniques necessary to implement the method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 December 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0500, Fiber Optics: Short-Haul and Long-Haul Measurements and Applications II, (26 December 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.944584
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J. E. Matthews, Corning Glass Works (United States)
P. R. Reitz, Corning Glass Works (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0500:
Fiber Optics: Short-Haul and Long-Haul Measurements and Applications II
Robert L. Galawa, Editor(s)

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