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Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies for Space Flight Applications: Issues and Remedies
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published October 01, 1997 by SAE International in United States
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The following is the first in a series of white papers which will be issued as a result of a task to define and qualify space grade fiber optic cable assemblies. Though to qualify and use a fiber optic cable in space requires treatment of the cable assembly as a system, it is very important to understand the design and behavior of its parts. These papers will address that need, providing information and “lessons learned” that are being collected in the process of procuring, testing and specifying the final assemblies. This installment covers information on optical fiber, coatings, cable components, design guidelines and limitations, radiation and reliability.
|Aerospace Standard||AS6021 Aerospace Fiber Optic Cable Assembly Drawing Specification|
|Aerospace Standard||Verification of Discrete and Packaged Photonic Device Technology Readiness|
|Aerospace Standard||Electrical Connectors for Aerospae, Shipboard, Ground Vehicles and Associated Equipment|
CitationOtt, M., Plante, J., Shaw, J., and Garrison-Darrin, M., "Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies for Space Flight Applications: Issues and Remedies," SAE Technical Paper 975592, 1997, https://doi.org/10.4271/975592.
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