15 January 1990 Temperature And Humidity Testing Of Fiber Optic Components
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Abstract
Temperature and humidity tests were performed on commercial grade fiber optic couplers, connectors, splices and optical,fiber. Both singlemode and multimode components were tested. Temperatures ranged from -54°C to +65°C or +85°C depending on the component application. In the humidity tests the relative humidity was maintained at greater than 95 percent above 20°C. Changes in optical transmittance of varying degrees and permanent damage were observed and recorded.
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Gair D. Brown, Gair D. Brown, Scott E. Spence, Scott E. Spence, Joseph P. Ingold, Joseph P. Ingold, "Temperature And Humidity Testing Of Fiber Optic Components", Proc. SPIE 1174, Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments III, (15 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963241; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.963241
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