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Title: Large core fiber optic cleaver

The present invention relates to a device and method for cleaving optical fibers which yields cleaved optical fiber ends possessing high damage threshold surfaces. The device can be used to cleave optical fibers with core diameters greater than 400 {micro}m. 30 figs.
Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
212605
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States) PTO; SCA: 360601; PA: EDB-96:066037; SN: 96001565479
Patent Number(s):
US 5,501,385/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-351,915
Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 26 Mar 1996
Research Org:
University of California
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; MACHINE TOOLS; DESIGN; OPTICAL FIBERS; CUTTING; SIZE

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