Posted in Optical fibers and Cables

Specification of Optical Fiber in a Cable

The optical fibers used in the cable shall meet the following properties. Cladding Diameter of 125.0µm with a tolerance of ±7µm Core Concentricity Error: <0.5…

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Maximum Discrete Reflectance Between MPI-S and MPI-R

Optical reflectance is dealt seriously in high bit rate transmission systems. Optical reflectance is defined as the ratio of the reflected optical power present at…

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Four-Wave Mixing

Four-Wave Mixing is one of the four Non-linear attributes in optical fiber communication. As the name indicates, the fourth wave gets generated when three (or…

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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…

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Broadband in Telecommunication Technology

The term “Broadband” is ambiguous and is often confused in telecommunication field. Often people use the word broadband without thinking or knowing the real interpretation…

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SFP Transceivers and SFP+

SFP transceivers are always plugged into the SFP port of a network switch and connects to Fibre Channel and Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) optical fiber cables…

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Posted in Test and Measurement

Tensile Strength Test as per International standards

The purpose of tensile strength test is to verify the ability of optical fiber cables to withstand the pulling tension applied during installation and residual…

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What are the Factors that affect Polarization Mode Dispersion?

Polarization Mode Dispersion or PMD is the broadening of pulse due to the difference in velocities of two orthogonally polarized optical signals. Difference in speed…

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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…

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Posted in Fiber Optic Components

Commonly Used Fiber Optic Connectors

ST: Developed by AT&T, this is a metal bayonet coupled connector, with a 2.5 mm ferrule, developed. The ferrule moves when a force is applied…

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