18 November 1993 Optical ribbon cables
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Proceedings Volume 1973, Passive Fiber Optic Components and Their Reliability; (1993) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.163779
Event: Video Communications and Fiber Optic Networks, 1993, Berlin, Germany
Abstract
Optical ribbons are light waveguides whose most important advantages are: identification of the fibers, mass splicing, and fibers organized in a parallel arrangement. Consequently, they can be used in cables in which connection and installation lead to a decrease of cost, compared to current techniques. This paper covers two fields: the ribbon as a waveguide, and the ribbon cable inspected in various uses (duct, direct buried, distribution and building).
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Francois Legros, J. L. Rochefort, Yannick Roussel, Daniel Brault, Alain Gouronnec, J.-P. Louboutin, "Optical ribbon cables", Proc. SPIE 1973, Passive Fiber Optic Components and Their Reliability, (18 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163779; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.163779
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