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Atlanta fiber system experiment: Lightguide cable manufacture and performance
The manufacture of the optical fiber ribbons and the optical cable used in the Atlanta Fiber System Experiment is described. Yields and added loss in each step of cable manufacture and installationExpand
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Design and Performance of a Filled, High-Fiber-Count, Multimode Optical Cable,
Abstract : In order to avoid the use of pressurized in optical fiber cables, a filled, water-blocking optical fiber cable was developed. It consists of a stacked-ribbon core surrounded by aExpand
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Analysis of thermally induced loss in fiber-optic ribbons
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In this paper, added loss during temperature cycling in a given ribboned fiber is shown to be caused by thermally induced axial compressive strain imparted to the fiber. Expand
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The effect of optical fiber core and cladding diameter on the loss added by packaging and thermal cycling
We conducted an experimental investigation of the effect of fiber cladding and core diameters on the loss added by packaging and thermal cycling. The results confirm the general trends predicted byExpand
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The Effect of Temperature on Fiber Loss And Pulse Delay Distortion For An Exploratory Fiber Optic Cable
After installation in typical underground conduit plant, optical fiber cables will probably be exposed to temperatures of +30°F to +150°F. However, unless special precautions are taken during storageExpand
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Bending Performance of Fiber-Optic Cable Sheaths: Application of New Apparatus and Techniques
Apparatus and techniques were developed by which moment-curvature curves can be generated over a wide range of curvatures, cable diameters, and environmental conditions. The resulting curves can beExpand
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Airtight seal optical fiber cable
PURPOSE: To provide an airtight seal optical fiber cable which never deteriorates in quality against high temperature, high humidity, and high-speed steam and is highly reliable. CONSTITUTION: ThisExpand
Method of manufacturing a fiber optic cable and corresponding cable
RESPECT THE INVENTION TECHNOLOGY FIBER OPTIC. A CABLE OPTICAL FIBER PARTICULARLY INCLUDES SHEATH 102 IS COUPLED MECHANICAL TO FIBER ARRANGED IN RIBBONS 100 101 BY COMPOUND FOR FILLING 109 AVOID WATERExpand