1 February 1991 Mechanical testing and reliability considerations of fusion splices
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Proceedings Volume 1366, Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments IV; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.24703
Event: SPIE Microelectronic Interconnect and Integrated Processing Symposium, 1990, San Jose, United States
The mechanical performance of fusion splices is quite sensitive to splicing equipment and practices. We observed degradation in fiber strength during fusion splicing by examining effects of splicing practices, fiber types and environmental conditions. Conducting appropriate mechanical testing is therefore essential to understanding the failure mechanisms and assuring the mechanical reliability of fusion splices
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Ta-Sheng Wei, Ta-Sheng Wei, Hakan H. Yuce, Hakan H. Yuce, John P. Varachi, John P. Varachi, Anthony Pellegrino, Anthony Pellegrino, } "Mechanical testing and reliability considerations of fusion splices", Proc. SPIE 1366, Fiber Optics Reliability: Benign and Adverse Environments IV, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24703; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.24703


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