Accession Number:

ADA255821

Title:

Fiber Optic Data Bus Radiation Effects Study

Descriptive Note:

Rept. 1 Oct 1990-30 Sep 1991

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1992-09-28

Pagination or Media Count:

90.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes a study of radiation effects in components of a proposed fiber optic data bus for space, including models of the natural radiation environment. This test procedure outlines methods for measuring both the steady state response of optical fibers and cables exposed to continuous radiation and the transient response of optical fibers and cables exposed to a pulse of radiation. It can be used to determine the level of radiation-induced attenuation produced in single-mode or multimode optical fibers, in either cabled or uncabled form.

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics
  • Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics
  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE