A low-cost, large preform (> 5000 fiber km) manufacturing process for the highest performing conventional single-mode fiber is described. Key manufacturing steps and fiber performance parameters are highlighted.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
K. H. Chang, J. P. Fletcher, J. Rennell, A. Nakajima, J. Vydra, and R. Sattmann, " Next Generation Fiber Manufacturing for the Highest Performing Conventional Single Mode Fiber," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JWA5.
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