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Endface index profiling of optical fibre preforms

Endface index profiling of optical fibre preforms
Endface index profiling of optical fibre preforms
A new method of obtaining the refractive-index profile of an optical fiber preform is described. The technique is based on the refraction of light emerging from an endface cut normal to the preform axis. Two forms have been developed. In one, quantitative index data are obtained by a spatial-filtering method. The result is displayed as a 3-D graphic plot. The other uses a new type of spatial modulation which permits a direct display of the 3-D index profile in the form of a visual image.
0003-6935
4246-4252
Sasaki, I.
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Payne, D.N.
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Varnham, M.P.
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Sasaki, I.
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Payne, D.N.
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Varnham, M.P.
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Sasaki, I., Payne, D.N. and Varnham, M.P. (1982) Endface index profiling of optical fibre preforms. Applied Optics, 21 (23), 4246-4252. (doi:10.1364/AO.21.004246).

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A new method of obtaining the refractive-index profile of an optical fiber preform is described. The technique is based on the refraction of light emerging from an endface cut normal to the preform axis. Two forms have been developed. In one, quantitative index data are obtained by a spatial-filtering method. The result is displayed as a 3-D graphic plot. The other uses a new type of spatial modulation which permits a direct display of the 3-D index profile in the form of a visual image.

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Published date: 1982

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Local EPrints ID: 78645
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78645
ISSN: 0003-6935
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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:23

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