Fiber Optic Adapter

The function of a fiber optic adapter is to provide housing for connectors. Thus a fiber optic adapter connects two connectors in a fiber optic…

Example of Specification for Buffer Tubes in Loosetube Cables

Buffer tubes or loose tubes in loose tube cables shall be able to meet deployment conditions applied in the installation field. Each buffer tube shall…

Maximum Differential Group Delay

In fiber optics, the differential group delay, which is often shorted as DGD is the time difference between the fractions of a pulse that are…

What is Polarization Mode Dispersion?

Polarization mode dispersion, abbreviated as PMD is the broadening of pulse due to the difference in velocities of two orthogonally polarized light signals. In an…

Singlemode Fiber Fusibility

Fusibility means the ability to fuse. Single mode fibers are jointed to make network link in the deployment field. Single mode fibers shall be able…

Specification of High Density Polyethylene

High Density Polyethylene is widely used in optical fiber cables as outer sheath material. It is preferred for outer sheath due to its superior high…

Specification of Medium Density Polyethylene

Medium density polyethylene or MDPE is a best alternative to HDPE and LDPE. As the material has balanced shrinkage properties compared to that of HDPE…

Specification of Low Density Polyethylene

Low density polyethylene (LDPE) is good sheathing material for fiber optic cables. LDPE offers low cable shrinkage compared to HDPE and MDPE. However Abrasion resistance…

Introduction to Optical Fiber and Fiber Optics

Optical fibers are widely used in telecommunication, imaging and Laser industry. Optical fiber is basically transparent flexible cylindrical rods made of drawn silica glass or…

Introduction to Communication

Communication is all about transfer of ideas from one location to another location. Living things communicate each other and with the nature as and when…