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Radiation Induced Effects In Fiber Optic Delay Lines
Author(s): J. L. Maida; D. Varshneya; B. D. Evans
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Paper Abstract

A preliminary investigation into the optical effects of steady-state 1-irradiation of fiber optic delay lines has been completed. The tests in this investigation involve exposing fibers potted in high and low bend stress configurations to 1300 rads/min. (Si02) 1.3 Mev γ-rays. Common optical attenuation kinetics are observed during the growth and recovery phases of the experiment for both high and low bend stress configurations. However, no measureable bendstress related phenomena was observed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 April 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0992, Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments II, (26 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960038
Show Author Affiliations
J. L. Maida, Teledyne Ryan Electronics (United States)
D. Varshneya, Teledyne Ryan Electronics (United States)
B. D. Evans, Boeing Electronics (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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