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Physical-contact-type fan-out device for multicore fibre

Physical-contact-type fan-out device for multicore fibre

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Demonstrated is a fan-out device using small diameter fibres for 7-core singlemode multicore fibre, which realises a compact size with ferrules and a split sleeve, and also achieves physical contact connection with an average connection loss of 0.17 dB and a return loss exceeding 49 dB.

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