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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 41, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2002
  • pp: 21–26

Measurement Method for Profiling the Residual Stress and the Strain-Optic Coefficient of an Optical Fiber

Yongwoo Park, Tae-Jung Ahn, Yune Hyoun Kim, Won-Taek Han, Un-Chul Paek, and Dug Young Kim  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 1, pp. 21-26 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.41.000021


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Abstract

A method, believed novel, is demonstrated for determining the strain-optic coefficient profile as well as the residual-stress profile of an optical fiber by use of a modified polariscope combined with a fiber-elongation apparatus. Measurement results of the residual-stress and the strain-optic coefficient profiles for Ge-doped and Er–Ge–Al-doped optical fibers are demonstrated with this method.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(060.2300) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber measurements
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties

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Yongwoo Park, Tae-Jung Ahn, Yune Hyoun Kim, Won-Taek Han, Un-Chul Paek, and Dug Young Kim, "Measurement Method for Profiling the Residual Stress and the Strain-Optic Coefficient of an Optical Fiber," Appl. Opt. 41, 21-26 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-41-1-21


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