Fiber Optic Microcable Produced with Radiation Cured Composite
Patent, Filed 22 Nov 93, patented 3 Jun 97
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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The invention provides a fiber reinforced optical microcable comprised of a buffered optical waveguide coated with a fiber reinforced protective sheath formed of an ultraviolet light cured resin. The microcable is manufactured by soaking reinforcing fibers in the UV curable resin, placing the wetted fibers around the buffered optical waveguide, squeezing the fibers and buffered optical waveguide through a die, and then curing the resin with ultraviolet light.
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- Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics