Report: Making single-mode preforms by the MCVD process

Abstract

In the last few years, system technology has developed sufficiently to take advantage of the low-loss, high-transmission capability of single-mode fibers. First produced commercially in 1983, single-mode fiber now accounts for over 90 percent of all fiber made at AT&T Network Systems' Atlanta Works. Using the Modified Chemical Vapor Deposition (MCVD… (More)

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