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F.O. Connector Extrinsic Loss Mechanisms -Real World Production Data and Analysis
Author(s): Les Borsuk
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Paper Abstract

Numerous technical papers have addressed the design (precision alignment) concepts employed within Fiber Optic connectors. Manufacturers have expounded upon the relationship of lateral, gap and angular misalignment and the resulting coupling loss.1 These loss mechanisms are within the control (and are the responsibility) of the manufacturer, yet he cannot completely control the optical performance of his product. The total power coupled (between two mated fibers) is also a function of certain fiber parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 January 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0574, Fiber Optic Couplers, Connectors, and Splice Technology II, (15 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.950703
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Les Borsuk, ITT Cannon (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0574:
Fiber Optic Couplers, Connectors, and Splice Technology II
David W. Stowe, Editor(s)

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