Physical Contact Connection of Single-Mode Fiber with Cleaved and Unpolished Endface

  • Koyama R
  • Nakajima K
  • Kurashima T
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The physical contact connection of an SMF with a return loss of more than 50 dB is achieved by using the cleaved fiber endface. The fiber endface requirements and appropriate cleaving conditions are clarified.

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  • Fiber optics and optical communications
  • Fiber optics components

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  • Ryo Koyama

  • Kazuhide Nakajima

  • Toshio Kurashima

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