Reflection properties of splices in graded-index optical fibers

Norio Kashima, Izumi Sankawa

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Abstract

The reflection properties of splices, such as fusion splices and V-groove splices, in graded-index multimode optical fibers were investigated theoretically and experimentally. Equations have been derived for calculating reflection in fusion splices and V-groove splices. Several reflection characteristics in splices were measured using a time-domain reflectometer. The measured results are discussed using the deived equations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3820-3825
Number of pages6
JournalApplied Optics
Volume22
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1983 Dec 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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