1 January 2005 Effects of chemical modification on fusion splicing strength and optical parameters of optical fiber
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Abstract
The degradation in fiber strength and the change of fiber refractive index during fusion splicing are observed through mechanical optical experiments and microanalysis. A hydrofluoric acid solution effectively enhances some performances after fusion occurs. A novel transmitted-light differential interference contrast (DIC) system is used to nondestructively measure the refractive index profile (RIP) of an optical fiber.
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Saying Dong, Yanbiao Liao, Min Zhang, Qian Tian, "Effects of chemical modification on fusion splicing strength and optical parameters of optical fiber," Optical Engineering 44(1), 015002 (1 January 2005). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.1828089 . Submission:
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