The Optical Fibre

  • W. B. Allan
Part of the Optical Physics and Engineering book series (OPEG)


In the previous chapter an outline was given of the theoretical properties of a specialized optical system which has been called an optical fibre. From the results obtained we can now specify the form which a practical optical fibre must take.


Optical Fibre Reflection Loss Imperfect Interface Drawing Speed Drawing Temperature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. B. Allan
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  1. 1.Ministry of DefenceSevenoaks, KentUK

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