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Dispersion in Multimode Optical Fiber and Intersymbol Interference (ISI)

July 26th, 2017
What is intersymbol interference? What types of dispersion affect optical fiber? How can dispersion be minimised? And what perf...

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Latency in Optical Fibers

April 19th, 2017
Optical Fiber Latency: An optical fiber consists of a cylindrical core of silicon dioxide (fused silica glass) surrounded by a ...

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Contributors of Latency in a Fiber Optic System

April 12th, 2017
Fiber optic latency: In an optical fiber system, there are a minimum of five latency contributions. Two are created as the sign...

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The Network Operating Costs of Fiber Cable Management Systems

November 30th, 2016
Fiber Network Operating Costs: As a means of keeping operational network costs down, service providers around the world are inc...

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Fiber Cable Management Best Practices

November 23rd, 2016
Exploring Fiber Cable Management Best Practices: Rack Size and Rear Access The decision between 19- or 23-inch racks, ETSI rack...

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Splicing Connectors: On-Frame and Off-Frame

November 16th, 2016
Splicing Connectors The splicing of outside plant (OSP) fibers to connectorized pigtails, to allow termination panel access to ...

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Optical Distribution System Architecture: Cross-Connect

November 9th, 2016
When configuring an optical distribution frame (ODF), one of the first considerations is the decision between interconnect and ...

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Optical Distribution System Architecture: Interconnect

November 2nd, 2016
When configuring an Optical Distribution Frame (ODF), one of the first considerations is the decision between interconnect and ...

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