22 January 1982 Fiber Optic Quality Assurance At The Nevada Test Site
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A large number of fiber optic cables were used in support of a neutron imaging experiment at the Nevada Test Site. This paper describes the quality control testing of fiber compo nents used on this experiment. The principle reason for quality control testing was to ensure reliable, high transmission fibers; a secondary reason was to gain data on a large sample of fiber cables in the field. Also described is the instrumentation developed for carrying out these field measurements. The design of the quality control instrumentation was a compromise between accuracy and simplicity of use.
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John Manning, John Manning, Steve Baumgart, Steve Baumgart, Robert Malone, Robert Malone, Douglas Thayer, Douglas Thayer, } "Fiber Optic Quality Assurance At The Nevada Test Site", Proc. SPIE 0296, Fiber Optics in Adverse Environments I, (22 January 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932453; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.932453
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