We report detailed axial stress distribution along the splice between dissimilar optical fibers. Variation in magnitude, sign as well as discontinuity in stress distribution were experimentally analyzed for splicing DCF, DSF and EDF with SMF.
© 2004 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
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
W. Shin, M. J. Han, U. C. Paek, D. Y. Kim, and K. Oh, "Longitudinal distribution of stress along the splice between dissimilar optical fibers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MF7.
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