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Relation between Connection Loss and Single Mode Optical Fiber Diameter in a Multi-Fiber Connector
Norio KASHIMA Toshiaki SATAKE
IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)
Publication Date: 1987/11/25
Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Communication Cable and Wave Guides
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The relation between connection loss and fiber diameter is investigated for a ferrule-type single mode multi-fiber connector. The theory for the connector loss statistics is derived taking the centering effect in a ferrule-type connector into account. Five-fiber connectors for single mode fibers are manufactured. Their connection losses are measured and compared to the theory.