The current level of industrialization of the OVD (Outside Vapor Deposition) technology is reviewed. The individual manufacturing steps are described. Product flexibility and fiber quality are given, and trends are discussed.
John P. Edward,
Grant P. Watkins,
"OVD Manufacturing Technology", Proc. SPIE 0584, Optical Fiber Characteristics and Standards, (15 April 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.950948; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.950948