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Polishing of Light Fibers and Forming Ends

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000093013D
Original Publication Date: 1967-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-05
Document File: 2 page(s) / 20K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Steele, WE: AUTHOR

Abstract

On plastic optical fiber 10, the ends are heat formed and heat polished. End 12 comprises a light collector. End 14 comprises a lens. Optical coatings 16 and 18 can be applied around the peripheries of either or both ends 12 and 14.

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Polishing of Light Fibers and Forming Ends

On plastic optical fiber 10, the ends are heat formed and heat polished. End 12 comprises a light collector. End 14 comprises a lens. Optical coatings 16 and 18 can be applied around the peripheries of either or both ends 12 and 14.

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