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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.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
212605
Report Number(s):
US 5,501,385/A/
PAN: US patent application 8-351,915
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
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