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Fiber With High Tensile Strength
Author(s): U. Zwick; R. Freidinger; M. Wittmann
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Paper Abstract

Glass as the optical fibre material is very sensitive to the damaging effect of flaws. Fracture mechanics theory shows up this influence and gives the possibility of predicting fiber strength in long-length application and time-to-failure based on examinations of short samples.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 April 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0584, Optical Fiber Characteristics and Standards, (15 April 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.950968
Show Author Affiliations
U. Zwick, Standard Elektrik Lorenz AG (FRG)
R. Freidinger, Standard Elektrik Lorenz AG (FRG)
M. Wittmann, Standard Elektrik Lorenz AG (FRG)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0584:
Optical Fiber Characteristics and Standards
Remy Bouillie, Editor(s)

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