AMPC  Vol.2 No.4 , December 2012
Evaluation of UV Optical Fibers Behavior under Neutron Irradiation
Abstract: Degradation of UV transmitting optical fibers under nuclear reactor neutron exposure is reported. Four type of optical fibers (solarization resistant, H2-loaded; UV transmission standard OH; UV enhanced transmission, high OH, H2-loaded; high OH, deep UV enhanced) were exposed to neutron fluences up to 4 x 1017 n/cm2. The optical transmission was measured off-line over the 200 nm – 900 nm spectral range and the build-up of color centers was monitored.
Cite this paper: D. Sporea, A. Sporea, M. Ancuta, D. Barbos, D. Barbos, M. Mihalache and M. Mladin, "Evaluation of UV Optical Fibers Behavior under Neutron Irradiation," Advances in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp. 115-118. doi: 10.4236/ampc.2012.24B031.

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