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Optical Fiber and Fiber Component Mechanical Reliability and Testing
Editor(s): M. John Matthewson

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Volume Number: 4215
Date Published: 16 April 2001

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Overview of unsolved problems
Author(s): Charles R. Kurkjian; J. T. Krause
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Torsion mechanical parameters of optical fibers
Author(s): Gilberto M. Camilo
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Fatigue behavior of silica fibers with different defects
Author(s): Sergey L. Semjonov; G. Scott Glaesemann; Donald A. Clark; Mikhail M. Bubnov
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GaLaS optical fibers: thermo-optical properties and fiber drawing
Author(s): Russell J. Hand; Richard I. Kangley; Jonathan D. Shephard; David Furniss; Angela B. Seddon
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New silica optical fibers with nano porous silica cladding/coating
Author(s): Bolesh J. Skutnik
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Cyclic fatigue of high-strength optical fibers in bending
Author(s): M. John Matthewson; Vishal Padiyar
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Accelerated aging and life tests of optical fibers
Author(s): Lotfi Berguiga; Cyril Lupi; Nicolas Hyon; Laurent Salomon; Guy Normand; Roger Le Ny; Eric Tanguy; Dominique Leduc; Monique Auvray; Jean Claude Bizeul; Alain Gouronnec; Frederique de Fornel; Christian Yves Boisrobert; Michel Poulain; Marcel Poulain
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Static fatigue N parameter error using test glass tubes
Author(s): Gilberto M. Camilo
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Difficulties making reliability predictions for Si, GaAs, and InP
Author(s): Grady S. White; Linda M. Braun
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Comparison of the distribution of estimated Weibull parameters from optical fiber strength measurements and Monte Carlo simulations
Author(s): Stephen N. Kukureka; Darran R. Cairns
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Weibull probability graph paper: a call for standardization
Author(s): Martin D. Kane
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Normal and Weibull probability distribution applied to test results of ribbons under two-point bending
Author(s): Gilberto M. Camilo; Bob James Overton
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Designing next-generation coatings for telecommunication optical fibers
Author(s): Anna B. Wojcik
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Coating additives for enhanced mechanical reliability of fused silica optical fibers: effect on mechanical and optical performance
Author(s): Yunn-Shin Shiue; M. John Matthewson; Peter R. Stupak; Michael J. O'Connor
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Strength of carbon-coated fibers
Author(s): Charles R. Kurkjian; Henning W. Leidecker Jr.
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Modeling of diffusion through optical fiber coatings
Author(s): Janet L. Mrotek; M. John Matthewson; Charles R. Kurkjian
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Distribution of stripping-induced flaws
Author(s): Charles R. Kurkjian
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Strip force and strength evolution of optical fibers with opened coating
Author(s): Gilberto M. Camilo
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Acceptance testing for the pistoning failure mode in fiber optic connectors
Author(s): Michael J. LuValle; Gair D. Brown; Bruce G. LeFevre; Leslie A. Reith; Robert Throm
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High-strength proof-test parameters for fiber Bragg grating sensors
Author(s): Pascal Mauron; Philipp M. Nellen; Urs J. Sennhauser
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UV exposure and the tensile strength of optical fiber
Author(s): Diann A. Sloan; S. P. Le Blanc; Martin D. Kane
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Two-point bending of spliced fiber optics
Author(s): Gilberto M. Camilo; Jermaine Taylor
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Mechanical strength of an optical fiber after exposure to syntactic foam precursors
Author(s): Daphne Benderly; Orna Breuer; Y. Gabai; S. Shitrit; Z. Glikman; Moti Leibowitz
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Embedded fiber optic sensors: performance aspects and the single-fiber fragmentation test
Author(s): Stephen N. Kukureka; Angelo Pedicini; Darran R. Cairns
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