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Silica-Based Glass Optical Fiber Properties And Fabrication Methods
Author(s): Suzanne R. Nagel
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a brief tutorial review of the important properties of high-silica based glasses which must be optimized to realize high quality optical fibers for lightwave communications applications, then presents an overview of the glass forming and fiber, fabrication methods which are used to manufacture these lightguides.

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Date Published: 30 January 1990
PDF: 21 pages
Proc. SPIE 1085, Optical Fibres and Their Applications V, (30 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.952936
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Suzanne R. Nagel, AT&T Bell Laboratories-Engineering Research Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1085:
Optical Fibres and Their Applications V

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