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Spliceless Single-Mode Fibre Component Assemblies
Author(s): A. J. Kennedy; A. N. Tobin; T. R. Hart; D. C. Fenton; A. R. Rider
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Paper Abstract

Assemblies of single-mode fibre components have been manufactured on single lengths of fibre, thus avoiding problems associated with splices such as connection losses and unwanted back reflections. Components based on the fused and polished fibre technologies have been networked into specialised assemblies for sensor (particularly interferometric) signal processing and telecommunications systems. Examples are given of practical assemblies and limits on our ability to manufacture are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 September 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0949, Fibre Optics '88, (21 September 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.947524
Show Author Affiliations
A. J. Kennedy, Sifam Limited (UK)
A. N. Tobin, Sifam Limited (UK)
T. R. Hart, Sifam Limited (UK)
D. C. Fenton, Sifam Limited (UK)
A. R. Rider, Sifam Limited (UK)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0949:
Fibre Optics '88
Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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