Tensile behavior of photonic crystal fibres

Yan, Cheng, Yu, Hao, Ye, Lin, Canning, John, & Ashton, Brian (2007) Tensile behavior of photonic crystal fibres. Key Engineering Materials, 353-358, pp. 615-618.

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Abstract

The mechanical strength and failure behavior of two photonic crystal silica optical fibers with different diameters were investigated using tensile test. The effect of polymer coating on the failure behavior was also studied. The results indicated that all fibers failed in a brittle manner and the failure normally initiated from fiber surfaces. The failure loads observed in the coated fibers are higher than that in bare fibers and the reason is explained by the apparent delamination between the fiber and the polymer coating when loaded on the fiber surfaces. The relationship between a characteristic parameter measured on the fracture surfaces and the failure stress was examined.

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ID Code: 18649
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: optical fibre, deformation, fracture, tensile test
DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.353-358.615
ISSN: 1013-9826
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Trans Tech Publications
Deposited On: 12 Mar 2009 01:33
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:22

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