29 March 1984 Radiation Induced Absorption In PCS And All Silica Optical Fibres.
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Proceedings Volume 0404, Optical Fibers in Adverse Environments; (1984) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.935626
Event: Photon 83 International Conference on Optical Fibers, 1983, Paris, France
Abstract
This study consists of measurements on effects of high energy electrons and X radiation in optical fibers. We compare the radiation damage behaviour of two pure silica core fibers with different claddings : a plastic clad silica fiber QSFA 100 μ (from F.O.I.) and a silica core F : doped silica clad fiber QSFAS 135 p(from The wavelength of interest is at 0,8 p. Two types of radiation source were used : pulsed, (linear accelerator and pulsed electron generator) and continuous (cobalt 60). With pulsed sources, data were acquired within 1 ps duration. From the experimental results that have been obtained, the PCS fiber appears to have a better radiation hardness than the all silica fiber. A "super wet" all silica fiber QSFAS 166 appears clearly to be less radiation sensitive than the "dry" all silica fiber QSFAS 135.
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G. Turquet de Beauregard, F. Guillaume, P. Delay, G. Noel, and J. P. Negre "Radiation Induced Absorption In PCS And All Silica Optical Fibres.", Proc. SPIE 0404, Optical Fibers in Adverse Environments, (29 March 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.935626; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.935626
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