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Characteristics Of Optical Fiber Waveguides
Author(s): Roy E. Love; Donald B. Keck
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Paper Abstract

The design and performance of optical cables, connector hardware and communication systems are governed by the light transmission and coupling characteristics of waveguide fibers. These characteristics depend upon waveguide design and materials as well as manufacturing tolerances. Measurement methods and limitations are discussed and use and interpretation of waveguide specifications in designing optical links and predicting over-all performance are shown.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 October 1977
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0122, Advances in Laser Engineering I, (20 October 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955789
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Roy E. Love, Corning Glass Works (United States)
Donald B. Keck, Corning Glass Works (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0122:
Advances in Laser Engineering I
Malcolm L. Stitch; Eric J. Woodbury, Editor(s)

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