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Polarization-maintaining fiber with wide temperature resistance
Author(s): Yutaka Endoh; Kazuyuki Hayashi; Katsuaki Izoe; Kazuhiko Aikawa; Manabu Kudoh; Ryozo Yamauchi
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Paper Abstract

We have developed a polarization-maintaining fiber with wide temperature resistance and low bending loss. Attenuation, polarization crosstalk, and bending loss at 1550 nm of the fiber are 0.88 dB/km, -24 dB/100m, 1/100 as large as those of conventional one (bending diameter = 20 mm, 10 turns), respectively. Besides, the polarization crosstalk is less than -24 dB/100m at a temperature in the range of -60 to +300oC. As a result this fiber can be used over a wide range of temperature.

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Date Published: 7 November 2012
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 8421, OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 84218T (7 November 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.966841
Show Author Affiliations
Yutaka Endoh, Fujikura Ltd. (Japan)
Kazuyuki Hayashi, Fujikura Ltd. (Japan)
Katsuaki Izoe, Fujikura Ltd. (Japan)
Kazuhiko Aikawa, Fujikura Ltd. (Japan)
Manabu Kudoh, Fujikura Ltd. (Japan)
Ryozo Yamauchi, Fujikura Ltd. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8421:
OFS2012 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Yanbiao Liao; Wei Jin; David D. Sampson; Ryozo Yamauchi; Youngjoo Chung; Kentaro Nakamura; Yunjiang Rao, Editor(s)

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