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Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments IV
Editor(s): Roger A. Greenwell; Dilip K. Paul

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Volume Number: 1366
Date Published: 1 February 1991

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Reliability considerations for fiber optic systems in telecommunications
Author(s): Douglas S. Shelton
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Overview of fiber optics in the natural space environment
Author(s): Charles E. Barnes; Leonard I. Dorsky; Alan R. Johnston; Larry A. Bergman; E. G. Stassinopoulos
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Impact of fiber-in-the-loop architecture on predicted system reliability
Author(s): T. S. Frank Lee
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Optical time-domain reflectometry performance enhancement using erbium-doped fiber amplifiers
Author(s): Peter John Keeble
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Mechanical performance and reliability of Corning Titan SMF CPC5 fiber after exposure to a variety of environments
Author(s): Thirukumar K. Vethanayagam; Barry A. Linchuck; Donald R. Dreyer; J. Richard Toler; Lynn G. Amos; Donna L. Taylor
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Long-term fiber reliability
Author(s): Mansoor A. Saifi
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Strength and fatigue of optical fibers at different temperatures
Author(s): Dipak R. Biswas
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Ionic effects on silica optical fiber strength and models for fatigue
Author(s): Vincenzo V. Rondinella; M. John Matthewson
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Optical cable reliability: lessons learned from post-mortem analyses
Author(s): Joyce P. Kilmer; Anthony DeVito; Hakan H. Yuce; Casey J. Wieczorek; John P. Varachi Jr.; William T. Anderson
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Temperature stress testing of laser modules for the uncontrolled environment
Author(s): Pin Su
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Top-side electroluminescence: a failure analysis technique to view electroluminescence along a laser channel
Author(s): Victor O. Blow; Kenneth J. Giewont
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Aging behavior of low-strength fused silica fibers
Author(s): Hakan H. Yuce; P. Leland Key; Harish C. Chandan
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Fiber construction for improved mechanical reliabiltiy
Author(s): Daniel R. Roberts; Enrique Cuellar; Michael T. Kennedy; Akira Tomita
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Use of fatigue measurements for fiber lifetime prediction
Author(s): Hakan H. Yuce; Felix P. Kapron
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Indentation experiments on silica optical fibers
Author(s): Bochien Lin; M. John Matthewson; G. J. Nelson
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Effect of color removal on optical fiber reliability
Author(s): Michael T. Kennedy; Enrique Cuellar; Daniel R. Roberts
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Theory of stressed fiber lifetime calculations
Author(s): Felix P. Kapron
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Radiation effects on bend-insensitive fibers at 1300 nm and 1500 nm
Author(s): Kamran Karbassiyoon; Roger A. Greenwell; David M. Scott; Robert A. Spencer
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Neutron irradiation effects on fibers operating at 1.3 um and 1.55 um
Author(s): Anjali Singh; Pranab K. Banerjee; Shashanka S. Mitra
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Ionizing radiation-induced attenuation in optical fibers at multiple wavelengths and temperature extremes
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Krinsky; Mahesh C. Reddy
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Reliability of planar optical couplers
Author(s): James E. Matthews III; Antoine Cucalon
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Comparison of performances on analog fiber optic links equipped with either noncontact or physical-contact connectors
Author(s): Jean-Pierre Giannini; P. Delay; A. Duval; A. Wtodkiewiez
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Analysis of fiber damage and field failures in fiber-grip-type mechanical fiber optic splices
Author(s): Gabor D. Kiss; Anthony Pellegrino; Simon Leopold
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Mechanical testing and reliability considerations of fusion splices
Author(s): Ta-Sheng Wei; Hakan H. Yuce; John P. Varachi Jr.; Anthony Pellegrino
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Measurement of mode field diameter and fiber bending loss
Author(s): Ying John Kiang; Daniel J. Stigliani Jr.
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Criteria for accurate cutback attenuation measurements
Author(s): N. R. Haigh; Richard S. Linton; R. Johnson; Richard Grigsby
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New measurement techniques for modal power distribution in fibers
Author(s): Michael A. Golub; Iosif N. Sisakian; Victor A. Soifer; G. V. Uvarov
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Polarimetric sensor strain sensitivity in different thermal operating conditions
Author(s): Letizia De Maria; Priscilla Escobar Rojo; Mario Martinelli; Natale C. Pistoni
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Integrated optics displacement sensor
Author(s): Antonio d'Alessandro; Marco De Sario; Antonella D'Orazio; Vincenzo Petruzzelli
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Ultrahigh resolution OTDR using streak camera technology
Author(s): Akihiro Sawaki; Mitsuharu Miwa; Paul W. Roehrenbeck
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High-impact shock testing of fiber optic components
Author(s): Gair D. Brown; Joseph P. Ingold; Scott E. Spence; Jack G. Paxton Jr.
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Fiber optics network for the adverse coal mining environment
Author(s): Jacek K. Zientkiewicz; Zbigniew T. Lach
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Cyclic fatigue behavior of silica fiber
Author(s): Harvey N. Rogers
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Random imperfections of multimode fiber and the signal dispersion
Author(s): Adam E. Heimrath; Leslaw Bielak
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Reliability improvement methods for sapphire fiber temperature sensors
Author(s): Chuck W. Schietinger; Bruce Adams
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Reliability of fiber optic position sensors
Author(s): Eric D. Park; William J. Swafford; Bryan K. Lamb
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Impact of relative humidity on mechanical test results for optical fiber
Author(s): Donald R. Dreyer; Stuart L. Saikkonen; Thomas A. Hanson; Barry A. Linchuck
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Multichannel data acquistion system for assessing reliability of fiber optic couplers
Author(s): Anne B. Bussard; M. Biller; D. A. Serfas
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Fiber optic link performance in the presence of reflection-induced intensity noise
Author(s): Jerry K. Radcliffe
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Effect of earthquake motion on the mechanical reliability of optical cables
Author(s): Patrick W. Hart; Russ Tucker; Hakan H. Yuce; John P. Varachi Jr.; Casey J. Wieczorek; Anthony DeVito
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Reliability assurance of optoelectronic devices in the local loop
Author(s): Roy S. Koelbl
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Long-term reliability tests on fused biconical taper couplers
Author(s): Douglas R. Moore
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