High-Bandwidth Graded-Index Polymer Optical Fiber

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Abstract

High-bandwidth (2 GHz · km) Graded-Index Polymer Optical fiber (Gl POF) was successfully obtained by the new interfacial-gel polymerization technique in which the unreactive component was used in order to obtain the quadratic refractive-index distribution. This high-bandwidth GI POF makes it possible to transmit high-speed optical signals in the short range network which was not covered by the Step-Index type POF commercially available. The high bandwidth GI POF will open the way for great advantages in the high-speed multimedia network.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1475-1489
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Lightwave Technology
Volume13
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Jul

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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