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> 200 Micron Fibers- Optical and Mechanical Resilience of Reduced Coating Diameter Fibers
> Corning SMF-28® Ultra Optical Fiber Fusion Splice Verification Report
> Measurement Considerations for Corning® ClearCurve® LBL and ZBL Optical Fibers
> Explanation of the Sources of Variation in Optical Fiber Effective Group Index of Refraction Values
> Recommended Best Practices for Measuring Optical Fiber on a Shipping Spool
> Packaging Information and Recommended Handling of Fiber Spools, Spool Covers, Plastic Shipping Containers, and Corrugated Boxes
> Corning Shipping Spools and Spool Covers
> A Simple Guide to Multimode Fibre, Sources, Measurements & Standards
> Application Engineering Note - Multimode Fiber Compatibility
> Application Engineering Note - Multimode Fiber in Bending
> Determining Appropriate Proof Test Level for G.657 Fiber
> ClearCurve® Multimode Fiber: End-Face Visual Effects
> OTDR Gainers - What Are They?
> Preventing Whip Damage in Optical Fiber Processing
> Return and Credit Authorization Procedure
> Single Fiber Fusion Splicing
> Slot Plugs - Recommended Handling Procedures
> Splicing and Fiber Assembly Compatibility for Non-Zero Dispersion-Shifted Fiber and Standard Single-Mode Fiber
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