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A resistance-heated high temperature furnace for drawing silica-based fibres for optical communications

Payne, David N. and Gambling, W.Alec (1976) A resistance-heated high temperature furnace for drawing silica-based fibres for optical communications American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 55, (2), pp. 195-197.

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A description is given of a resistance-heated furnace suitable for drawing silica-based optical fibers with a high degree of precision. The furnace is compact, heats from cold to its operating temperature of 2000°C in 3 min and has a power consumption of only 1.4kW. During a fiber pull, the temperature fluctuation is < 0.1°C.

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Published date: February 1976

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Local EPrints ID: 78769
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78769
ISSN: 0002-7812
PURE UUID: 5c4be393-06bd-4eb3-95ff-b960e728005d

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:22

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Author: David N. Payne
Author: W.Alec Gambling

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