Recent progress in high-speed polymer optical fiber

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Abstract

Recent progress of the graded-index polymer optical fiber (GI POF) is reviewed. The low-loss perfluorinated (PF) polymer base GI POF experimentally achieved gigabit transmission for more than 200 m in the range of visible to near infrared region. In addition, improvement of the thermal and long-term stability of the bandwidth of the GI POF with using a new dopant material is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)549/247-558/256
JournalMolecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals Science and Technology Section A: Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals
Volume314
Publication statusPublished - 1998 May 1
EventProceedings of the 1997 8th Sympoisum on Unconventional Photoactive Systems (UPS) - Nara, Jpn
Duration: 1997 May 251997 May 29

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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