Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

High-temperature stability of optical transmission properties attained by liquid-crystal polymer jacket

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Shuto, Y. ; NTT Public Corporation, Tokai, Ibaraki, Japan ; Yamamoto, Fumio ; Takeuchi, Y.

Liquid crystal polyester (LCP) tight jackets, developed as secondary coatings on optical fibers, exhibit Young's moduli of 10-20 GPa and linear expansion coefficients on the order of 10-6/°C. Because of their low linear expansion coefficients, and because they exhibit no thermal shrinkage, the LCP jackets cause a slight change in fiber strain on the order of 10-4percent/°C, or a change in the thermal coefficients of the transit time delay as low as 14-29 ps/km°C in an 80 to -60°C temperature range for tight-jacketed optical fibers. Furthermore, the LCP tight-jacketed optical fibers exhibit no excess loss in this temperature range.

Published in:

Lightwave Technology, Journal of  (Volume:4 ,  Issue: 6 )

Date of Publication:

Jun 1986

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.