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Effect Of Oh-Ion Content In Statistical Distribution Of Losses In Repeater Sections Of Single-Mode Fibres
Author(s): R. Diaz de la Iglesia; D .J . Lao Soriano; E. Tobias Azpitarte; Fco.J. Rueda Garcia
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Paper Abstract

The average (X) and standard deviation (s) of losses in single-mode fused silica fibres are determined, by a Monte-Carlo technique, taking into account: (11) the tolerance in the operating-wavelength of multi-longitudinal mode lasers; (2) the operating wavelength-regions according to CCITT and EIA; and (3) the OH-ion fibre content. As manin result is noted that while the effect of the laser-wavelength distribution is important, a significant OH-ion concentration (up to 2 dB/Km in the 1.3789 μm overtone) does not degrade the attenuation spread (3 s/X) neither the maximum attenuation (X + 3s) in the operating wavelength-regions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0841, Fiber Optic Networks and Coherent Technology in Fiber Optic Systems II, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967577
Show Author Affiliations
R. Diaz de la Iglesia, Telefonica (Spain)
D .J . Lao Soriano, Telefonica (Spain)
E. Tobias Azpitarte, Telefonica (Spain)
Fco.J. Rueda Garcia, Telefonica (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0841:
Fiber Optic Networks and Coherent Technology in Fiber Optic Systems II
John D. Chipman; Harish R. Sunak, Editor(s)

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