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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2005
  • pp: 3494–

Low-Bending-Loss Single-Mode Fibers for Fiber-to-the-Home

Kuniharu Himeno, Shoichiro Matsuo, Ning Guan, and Akira Wada

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 23, Issue 11, pp. 3494- (2005)


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Abstract

Recent progress on low-bending-loss single-mode optical fibers for fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) is reviewed. Designing and manufacturing for three types of fibers-a step-index-profile fiber, a trench-index-profile fiber, and a holey fiber-are discussed. The trench-index-profile fibers and the holey fibers are confirmed to be candidates for indoor wiring because of their low bending losses, as well as splice losses.

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Kuniharu Himeno, Shoichiro Matsuo, Ning Guan, and Akira Wada, "Low-Bending-Loss Single-Mode Fibers for Fiber-to-the-Home," J. Lightwave Technol. 23, 3494- (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-23-11-3494


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