Accession Number : ADD012736
Title : Optical Fibers with Reduced Pressure Sensitivity to High Frequency Acoustic Field.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Lagakos,Nicholas ; Cole,James H ; Bucaro,Joseph A
Report Date : 11 Nov 1986
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : A pressure insensitive optical fiber waveguide comprising an optical fiber including an optical core and a concentric cladding; a substrate concentrically surrounding the optical fiber; and a fiber jacket substrate including at least two coatings concentrically surroundings the substrate wherein the innermost coating has a small Young's modulus and the outermost coating has a high Young's modulus. (Patent).
Descriptors : *PATENTS, *COATINGS, *FIBER OPTICS, *CLADDING, *ACOUSTIC FIELDS, FIBERS, JACKETS, SUBSTRATES, PRESSURE, REDUCTION, CORES, OPTICAL PROPERTIES
Subject Categories : Acoustics
Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE