Novel Fiber Jacket Removing System by a CO2 Laser for Compact Packaging of Optical Components

Keisuke IKUSHIMA  Ryou SOUGEN  Osanori KOYAMA  Makoto YAMADA  Yutaka KATSUYAMA  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E93-B   No.1   pp.158-161
Publication Date: 2010/01/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E93.B.158
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Optical Fiber for Communications
compact packaging,  fiber connector,  

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A novel fiber jacket removing system by a CO2 laser has been proposed to realize compact packaging of optical components. It has been clarified experimentally that excess-fiber-free MT connectorization is possible for 4-fiber ribbon.