The mechanical reliability of stripped and recoated polyimide fibres for optical fibre sensors

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The mechanical reliability of stripped and recoated polyimide fibres for optical fibre sensors. / Tarpey, Andrew J.; Kukureka, Stephen N.; Jurkschat, Kerstin.

In: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 4639, 01.01.2002, p. 141-151.

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title = "The mechanical reliability of stripped and recoated polyimide fibres for optical fibre sensors",
abstract = "A study is made into the effect of stripping the polyimide coating by hot acid immersion on the tensile fracture stress of polyimide-coated optical fibre. It is shown that the strength does not degrade for one or multiple lengths of stripped fibre, nor for long (lengths up to 150 mm) stripped areas. Recoating with polyimide is performed and it is shown that, although strength degradation can occur due to the increased handling, it does not necessarily do so. Strength distributions of pristine, chemically-stripped, laser-ablated and recoated fibres indicate the magnitude of flaws introduced by handling, which are likely to be the cause of strength degradation.",
keywords = "Flaw size, Optical fibre, Polyimide, Recoating, Stripping",
author = "Tarpey, {Andrew J.} and Kukureka, {Stephen N.} and Kerstin Jurkschat",
year = "2002",
month = jan,
day = "1",
doi = "10.1117/12.481335",
language = "English",
volume = "4639",
pages = "141--151",
journal = "Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering",
issn = "0277-786X",
publisher = "Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers",
note = "Optical Fiber and Fiber Component Mechanical Reliability and Testing ; Conference date: 21-01-2002 Through 21-01-2002",

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T1 - The mechanical reliability of stripped and recoated polyimide fibres for optical fibre sensors

AU - Tarpey, Andrew J.

AU - Kukureka, Stephen N.

AU - Jurkschat, Kerstin

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N2 - A study is made into the effect of stripping the polyimide coating by hot acid immersion on the tensile fracture stress of polyimide-coated optical fibre. It is shown that the strength does not degrade for one or multiple lengths of stripped fibre, nor for long (lengths up to 150 mm) stripped areas. Recoating with polyimide is performed and it is shown that, although strength degradation can occur due to the increased handling, it does not necessarily do so. Strength distributions of pristine, chemically-stripped, laser-ablated and recoated fibres indicate the magnitude of flaws introduced by handling, which are likely to be the cause of strength degradation.

AB - A study is made into the effect of stripping the polyimide coating by hot acid immersion on the tensile fracture stress of polyimide-coated optical fibre. It is shown that the strength does not degrade for one or multiple lengths of stripped fibre, nor for long (lengths up to 150 mm) stripped areas. Recoating with polyimide is performed and it is shown that, although strength degradation can occur due to the increased handling, it does not necessarily do so. Strength distributions of pristine, chemically-stripped, laser-ablated and recoated fibres indicate the magnitude of flaws introduced by handling, which are likely to be the cause of strength degradation.

KW - Flaw size

KW - Optical fibre

KW - Polyimide

KW - Recoating

KW - Stripping

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DO - 10.1117/12.481335

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VL - 4639

SP - 141

EP - 151

JO - Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering

JF - Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering

SN - 0277-786X

T2 - Optical Fiber and Fiber Component Mechanical Reliability and Testing

Y2 - 21 January 2002 through 21 January 2002

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