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Radiation Response Prediction In Single-Mode Optical Fibers II
Author(s): C. G. Askins; C. M. Shaw; T. E. Tsai; C. C. Harrington; M. E. Gingerich; E. J. Friebele
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Paper Abstract

This paper reports progress in the derivation of an empirical model for predicting the radiation induced loss in matched clad single-mode optical fibers. We have drawn fibers from a set of MCVD preforms which were produced over a range of fabrication conditions intended to span the variations encountered in commercial MCVD fiber production. Conclusions regarding dependence of fallout radiation sensitivity on fabrication parameters were drawn from the data through orthogonal matrix analysis.

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: 10.1117/12.960031
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C. G. Askins, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
C. M. Shaw, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
T. E. Tsai, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
C. C. Harrington, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
M. E. Gingerich, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
E. J. Friebele, Naval Research Laboratory (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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