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Comparison of single-mode connector back-reflection performance from a multivendor sample
Author(s): David R. Maack; Ronald J. Kleckowski; R. Moran; Michael Corke
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Paper Abstract

The increasing industry requirements for reduced back-reflection (also called return loss) from fiber optic connectors has required the connectorization and cable assembly manufacturers to develop advanced end finishes for singlemode connectors. Since most telecommunications systems use components from a variety of manufactures, the intermateability of the connectors from different vendors is a major concern. This paper presents the results of a study to measure this intermateability for singlemode FC style connectors

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1992
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1580, Fiber Optic Components and Reliability, (1 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.135394
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David R. Maack, Aster Corp. (United States)
Ronald J. Kleckowski, Aster Corp. (United States)
R. Moran, Aster Corp. (United States)
Michael Corke, Aster Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1580:
Fiber Optic Components and Reliability
Paul M. Kopera; Dilip K. Paul, Editor(s)

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