fusion splice


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fusion splice

A type of fiber-optic splice that melts the two ends of the fiber together using heat. Contrast with mechanical splice.
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Because all 10 probes center on the fusion splice junction, in theory, they should give specific signals when fusion transcripts with the correct fusion junction sequence are present with no substantial hybridization with wild-type partner genes.
The fusion splice is accomplished by applying localized heating at the interface between two butted, prealigned fiber ends, causing the fibers to soften and fuse together to form a continuous glass strand.
He has been engaged in the research and development of optical fiber structural design, fusion splice, optical connectors, subscriber loop systems and operation systems of optical cable systems.