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Fiber optics in the 'optimum' undersea electro-optical cable

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Title: Fiber optics in the 'optimum' undersea electro-optical cable
Authors: Wilkins, George
Keywords: cable
interisland power
geothermal power development
geothermal power
undersea power cable
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LC Subject Headings: Cables, Submarine--Hawaii
Electric power transmission--Hawaii
Electric lines--Hawaii
Electric cables
Underground electric lines--Hawaii
Issue Date: Feb 1987
Publisher: ASME Energy-Sources Technology Conferences
Citation: Wilkins G. 1987. Fiber optics in the 'optimum' undersea electro-optical cable. Dallas (TX): ASME Energy-Sources Technology Conferences.
Abstract: "An evaluation is made of non-optical roles that optical fibers can play in improving the performance of deepsea tether cables. Here, 'improvement' is defined in the context of compromises that must be made among conflicting system constraints during any search for a design which reduces cable diameter, while increasing cable power transmission and strength. The evaluation considers transferred power, cable length, voltage regulation, cable strength and cable diameter. Cables with 1-, 2- and 3 conductors are compared, at a common diameter of 17.3 mm (0.68") and a common length of 10 km. These parameters are compared for all three of the conductor options."
"For ASME Energy-Sources Technology Conferences, February 15-18, 1987, Dallas, Texas."
Sponsor: Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Pages/Duration: 5 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10524/48138
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