A novel approach is proposed to evaluate the strain relief boot on optical fiber components by measuring the fiber bend radius in side pull test. The criterion and process are provided.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2300) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber measurements
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
C. Chang, G. Senft, Z. He, N. , Ahmad, E. Sahinci, and W. Mahmood, "Evaluation on Fiber Boot of Optical Component by Bend Radius Measurement in Side Pull Test," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper WA1.
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