Title: Technical Note: Preform technologies for optical fibres

Authors: R. Dorn, C. Le Sergent

Addresses: Alcatel SEL Research Centre, Stuttgart, FRG. ' Laboratoires de Marcoussis, Marcoussis, France

Abstract: The anticipated increase in demand for high-quality single-mode optical fibres requires the development of cost-effective alternatives to present methods of preform manufacture. Alcatel is closely involved in the improvement of existing production processes and the development of new and promising alternatives.

Keywords: optical fibres; preform manufacture; chemical vapour deposition; CVD; production costs.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMPT.1989.036751

International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, 1989 Vol.4 No.3, pp.300 - 308

Published online: 06 Nov 2010 *

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