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Fibre Chemistry

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 8–11 | Cite as

A nondestructive method of measuring losses in polymeric optical fibres

  • M. A. Maryukov
  • A. I. Zubkov
  • S. A. Smirnov
  • M. P. Pikkin
Chemistry and Technology of Man-Made Fibres
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Conclusions

A procedure has been described for nondestructive measurement of specific light losses in polymeric optical fibres, from lateral scattering. The procedure is applicable in the case of a nonuniform optical fibre in which the intensity of lateral scattering does not change exponentially along the fibre.

To measure light losses in a specimen of lengthl, it is necessary to measure the intensity of the light scattering through the side surface of specimen sections of lengthl1 andl2 (l=l1+l2) twice: interchanging the places of the input and output ends of the fibre.

Keywords

Polymer Optical Fibre Side Surface Nondestructive Method Specimen Section 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Maryukov
  • A. I. Zubkov
  • S. A. Smirnov
  • M. P. Pikkin

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