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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Free Breathing Splice Closures

In an outside plant, optical fibers are protected inside splice closures, also known as joint closures. Spliced optical fibers are protected from environmental hazards such…

Environmentally Sealed Splice Closures

Optical fibers are protected inside joint closures, also known as splice closures in the outside plant. Spliced fibers shall be protected from environmental hazards such…

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…

Multimode Fiber Materials

For telecommunication purpose optical fibers, materials used to make Multimode fiber is same as that used to make Singlemode fiber, that is Silica glass. However…

All-Dielectric Self-Supporting (ADSS) Fiber Optic Cable

All-Dielectric Self-Supporting (ADSS) fiber optic cable is aerially installed fiber optic cable that has no metallic elements in its construction. In an ADSS cable, optical…