Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 125–131 | Cite as

A measurement technique for optical fibre break angles

  • C. A. Millar


An apparatus which determines optical fibre break angles by a diffraction technique is described. The device measures break angles to an accuracy of 0.15° and is shown to be useful in the evaluation and optimization of breaking machines as well as in the study of properties dependent on the end angle of the fibre in a system.


Communication Network Optical Fibre Measurement Technique Fibre Break Break Angle 
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© Chapman and Hall Ltd 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. A. Millar
    • 1
  1. 1.Telecom Research LaboratoriesIpswichUK

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