1 December 1991 Graded-index polymer optical fiber by new random copolymerization technique
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Proceedings Volume 1592, Plastic Optical Fibers; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.50994
Event: OE Fiber, 1991, Boston, MA, United States
Abstract
A high-bandwidth graded-index (GI) polymer optical fiber (POF) was successfully obtained by a new random copolymerization technique. The bandwidth of the GI POF is about 1 GHz (DOT) km, which is 200 times larger than that of the conventional step-index (SI) POF. The total attenuation of the transmission is 150 - 200 dB/km at 652 nm wavelength and the tensile strength is about 1600 kg/cm2.
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Yasuhiro Koike, Yasuhiro Koike, Yukie Hondo, Yukie Hondo, Eisuke Nihei, Eisuke Nihei, } "Graded-index polymer optical fiber by new random copolymerization technique", Proc. SPIE 1592, Plastic Optical Fibers, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50994; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.50994
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