Characterization of commercial fiber optic connectors - Preliminary report

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Several types of commercial fiber optic connectors were characterized for potential use in a Sandia designed Laser Diode Ignition (LDI) system. The characterization included optical performance while the connectors were subjected to the more dynamic environmental conditions experienced in weapons applications. The environmental testing included temperature cycling, random vibration, and mechanical shock. This report presents a performance assessment of the fiber optic connectors and fiber included in the characterization. The desirable design features are described for a fiber optic connector that must survive the dynamic environment of weapon systems. The more detailed performance of each connector type will be included ... continued below

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Andrews, Larry A. & Williams, Randy J. September 1, 1998.

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Several types of commercial fiber optic connectors were characterized for potential use in a Sandia designed Laser Diode Ignition (LDI) system. The characterization included optical performance while the connectors were subjected to the more dynamic environmental conditions experienced in weapons applications. The environmental testing included temperature cycling, random vibration, and mechanical shock. This report presents a performance assessment of the fiber optic connectors and fiber included in the characterization. The desirable design features are described for a fiber optic connector that must survive the dynamic environment of weapon systems. The more detailed performance of each connector type will be included as resources permit.

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  • Other: DE00001310
  • Report No.: SAND--98-1951
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/1310 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1310
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc624335

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Andrews, Larry A. & Williams, Randy J. Characterization of commercial fiber optic connectors - Preliminary report, report, September 1, 1998; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc624335/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.