Using measurements of splice losses in the AT&T network, a statistical model for splice losses is presented and inferences can be made for the distributions of lateral, angular, and longitudinal fiber displacements in field splices.
© 2009 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
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
J. A. Nagel, "Statistical Analysis of Single-Mode Fiber Field Splice Losses," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWA3.
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