Optical transmission fiber
Coated plastic optical fiber
Optical fibre comprising a synthetic resin cladding and method of and device for manufacturing such an optical fibre
Plastic optical cable Patent #: 4768860
ApplicationNo. 266707 filed on 11/03/1988
ExaminersPrimary: Sikes, William L.
Assistant: Heartney, Phan T.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassG02B 006/22
Foreign Application Priority Data1988-03-09 JP
AbstractAn improved plastic optical fiber and a process for fabricating the same are disclosed. The plastic optical fiber comprises a core and a cladding is formed around the core that has a lower refractive index than that of the core. The cladding consists of an inner transparent cladding and an outer colored, opaque cladding. These inner and outer claddings are formed to be bonded together by simultaneous extrusion thereof.