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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 .mu.m.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. (Livermore, CA)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
870351
Report Number(s):
US 5501385
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, CA
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
core; fiber; optic; cleaver; relates; device; method; cleaving; optical; fibers; yields; cleaved; optical; fiber; possessing; damage; threshold; surfaces; device; cleave; optical; fibers; core; diameters; 400; damage threshold; optical fibers; optical fibers; fiber optic; optical fiber; optical fiber; optical fiber; core fiber; age threshold /225/83/