THIN BUFFER SINGLE MODE FIBER FOR LONG RANGE FIBER OPTICS GUIDANCE TRANSMISSION

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Amount:
$190,397.00
Award Year:
1985
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N/A
Agency Tracking Number:
843
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Optelecom, Inc.
15940 Luanne Drive, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 William H. Culver
 (301) 840-2121
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
SEVERAL FACTORS CAN DISTURB THE PERFECTION OF A WINDING AND LIMIT THE LENGTH WHICH CAN WOUND SUCCESSFULLY. THESE FACTORS INCLUDE TEMPERATURE CYCLING OF WOUND SPOOLS, IMPERFECTIONS OR VARIABILITY OF FIBER DIAMETER, SPOOL CONTOUR IRREGULARITIES, AND CROSSOVER LINES NOT FOLLOWING A REGULAR PATTERN LAYER AFTER LAYER. THIS PROPOSAL OFFERS DEVELOPMENT WORK LEADING TO A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF WINDING EFFECTS AND TO METHODS AND HARDWARE THAT WILL ALLOW MORE PERFECTLY WOUND SPOOLS AND LONGER WOUND LENGTHS. PROPOSED WORK IS DIVIDED INTO WINDING PATTERNS SURVEY, AND SPOOL DESIGN.

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