Advances in Applied Sciences
Volume 1, Issue 1, August 2016, Pages: 1-6
Received: May 1, 2016;
Accepted: May 9, 2016;
Published: Jun. 17, 2016
Views 7380 Downloads 287
Abebaw Abun Amanu, Department of Physics, College of Natuaral and Coputational Science, Haramaya University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia
Bending losses of power in a single mode step index optical fiber due to macro bending has been investigated for a wavelength of 1550nm. The effects of bending radius (4-15mm, with steps of 1mm), and wrapping turn (up to 40 turns) on loss have been studied. Twisting the optical fiber and its influence on power loss also has been investigated. Variations of macro bending loss with these two parameters have been measured, loss with number of turns and radius of curvature have been measured. This work founds that the Macro bending and wrapping turn loss increases as the bending radius and wrapping turn increases.
Abebaw Abun Amanu,
Macro Bending Losses in Single Mode Step Index Fiber, Advances in Applied Sciences.
Vol. 1, No. 1,
2016, pp. 1-6.
Copyright © 2016 Authors retain the copyright of this article.
This article is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Jeff Hecht, City of light: the story of fiber optics (Oxford university press, New York), 2nd Edn, 1999, p.450
American optical society, Fiber optics Handbook (McGraw-Hill TELEcom), 2002, p.1145
Ming-Jun Li and Daniel A. Nolan, Optical transmission fiber design evolution, light wave technology, 26(2008)650.
A. P. Alvaro, Su D., D. R. Hall and J. D. C Jones, Bend Loss in Large core multimode optical fiber beam delivery systems, Applied optics, 30(1991) 321-327.
Q. Wang, G. Farrell and T. Freir, Theoretical and Experimental Investigations of Macro-Bend Losses for Standard Single Mode Fibers, Optics Express, Optical Society of America, 12 (2005) 4476-4484.
Q. Wang, G. Farrell, T. Freir, G. Rajan and P. Wang, Low-Cost Wavelength measurement based on a Macro bending Single-Mode Fiber, Optics Letters, 12(2006) 1785-1787.
H. Elzein, Application on Optical Backscattering Reflectometer (OBR) (California State University, Northridge), 2012, p. 332.
J. C. Knight, Photonic crystal fibers, Nature, 424 (2003) 847-851.
Girum Getu, Experimental technique to characterize macro bending loss in single mode fiber (Addis Ababa University), 2010, p.40.
Ajay Kumar Gautam, Dispersion and cut off characteristics of circular optical waveguide with helical winding (Sardar Vallabhbhai National institute of technology), 2010.
Gloge D., Dispersion in weakly guiding fibers, Appl. Optics, 10(1971) 2442–2445.
Ajoy Ghatak, Anurag Sharma and Ramanand Tewari, Understanding ﬁber optics on a pc (Viva Books, New Delhi), 1994, p. 253.
K. Thyagarajan, Ajoy K. Ghatak, Fiber Optic Essentials (A John Wiley and Sons, New Jersey), 2007, p. 682.
David Bartly and Edwin Wright, Practical ﬁber optics (London, uk), 2003, p. 75.
K. Witcher, Fiber Optics and Its Security Vulnerabilities (University Mary Washington), 2005, p.421.
L Faustini and G Martini, Light wave Technol, 15 (1997) 671.
HJR Dutton, Understanding optical communications, http://www.Redbooks.ibm.com (1998)
D Marcose, Appl. Opt. 23(1984) 4208.
H Renner, Light wave Technol, 10(1992)544.