Fiberoptic characteristics for extreme operating environments final report 13 April 1992

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Statementprepared by R. Delcher.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA-CR 189189., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-189189.
ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Pagination1 v.
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