18 November 1993 Performance and testing of compact 1 x 6 "monolithic" couplers
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Proceedings Volume 1973, Passive Fiber Optic Components and Their Reliability; (1993) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.163790
Event: Video Communications and Fiber Optic Networks, 1993, Berlin, Germany
Abstract
This paper details the performance of a new high specification compact broadband 1 X 6 fused fiber coupler. Also reported is confidence testing carried out on the 1 X 6 couplers against the Bellcore document `Generic requirements for fiber-optic branching components' and testing of 1 X 2/2 X 2 couplers against the Bellcore long term reliability document, especially the temperature-humidity cycling test, considered to be the most testing environment for couplers.
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Ray Taylor and Tim Hart "Performance and testing of compact 1 x 6 "monolithic" couplers", Proc. SPIE 1973, Passive Fiber Optic Components and Their Reliability, (18 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163790; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.163790
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