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Design Requirements For Optical Fiber In Bending
Author(s): D. R. Roberts; E. Cuellar; L. M. Middleman; J. E. Ritter; T. H. Service
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Paper Abstract

An experimental methodology is presented for determining the allowable design stress on an optical fiber in service. The design stress must allow adequate static fatigue lifetime at high reliability. The experimental methodology and data analysis presented here have been used to successfully model static fatigue behavior in a wide range of environments in tests of up to 44 months duration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 January 1990
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1174, Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments III, (15 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963256
Show Author Affiliations
D. R. Roberts, Raychem Corporation (United States)
E. Cuellar, Raychem Corporation (United States)
L. M. Middleman, Raychem Corporation (United States)
J. E. Ritter, University of Massachusetts (United States)
T. H. Service, University of Massachusetts (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1174:
Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments III
Roger A. Greenwell; Dilip K. Paul, Editor(s)

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