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Radiation Effects On Low OH Core, Hard Clad Silica Optical Fiber
Author(s): B. J. Skutnik; R. A. Greenwell; B. D. Evans
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Paper Abstract

This paper investigates the radiation behavior of low water, Hard Clad Silica (HCS*) fibers at ambient temperature and below and to doses between 1.5 and 10 krad[SiO2] . The dose rates are 5 and 23 rads/second. The radiation induced attenuation growth and subsequent recovery out to 1,000/3,000 seconds are reported for each irradiation condition.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 April 1989
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0992, Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments II, (26 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960029
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B. J. Skutnik, Ensign-Bickford Optics Company (United States)
R. A. Greenwell, Science & Engineering Associates (United States)
B. D. Evans, Boeing Electronics Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0992:
Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments II
Roger A. Greenwell; Dilip K. Paul; Shekhar G. Wadekar, Editor(s)

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