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Area: 731: Optical fibre communication           Index language:

Hide details for [<u>Section 731-01: General concepts</u>]Section 731-01: General concepts
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electromagnetic radiation
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photon
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optical radiation
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light
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infrared
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ultraviolet
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optical spectrum
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monochromatic radiation
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coherence
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coherent
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spatial coherence
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time coherence
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partial coherence
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degree of coherence
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coherent radiation
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coherent area
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coherence length
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coherence time
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incoherence
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incoherent radiation
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radiant energy
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radiant power
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radiant intensity
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radiance
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irradiance
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power flux density
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intensity
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radiant emittance
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spectral radiance
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spectral irradiance
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conservation of radiance
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geometric optics
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physical optics
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gaussian beam
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beam diameter
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beam divergence
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Lambert's cosine law
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Lambertian radiator
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Lambertian reflector
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collimation
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acousto-optic effect
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electro-optic effect
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magneto-optic effect
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fibre optics
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optical waveguide
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thin film optical waveguide
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distortion (of a signal)
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attenuation
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transmission loss (of an optical path)
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insertion loss (of an optical component)
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spectral window (of an optical waveguide)
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bandwidth (of an optical fibre)
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transfer function
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baseband transfer function
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impulse response
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Gaussian pulse
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full width half maximum
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full duration half maximum (of a pulse)
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opto-electronic
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electroluminescence
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photo-electric effect
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photo-conductivity
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photo-emissive effect
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photo-voltaic effect
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quantum noise
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optically active material
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fused quartz
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fused silica
Hide details for [<u>Section 731-02: Fibre construction and optical characteristics</u>]Section 731-02: Fibre construction and optical characteristics
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optical fibre
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singlemode fibre
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multimode fibre
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core
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cladding
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refractive index profile
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step index profile
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step index fibre
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equivalent step index profile
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ESI refractive index difference
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graded index profile
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power-law index profile
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profile parameter
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parabolic profile
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graded index fibre
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index dip
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homogeneous cladding
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depressed cladding
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matched cladding
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refractive index contrast
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weakly guiding fibre
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core area
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reference surface (of an optical fibre)
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core centre
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cladding centre
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reference surface centre
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fibre axis
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core diameter
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cladding diameter
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reference surface diameter
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average core diameter
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average cladding diameter
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average reference surface diameter
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core diameter tolerance
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cladding diameter tolerance
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reference surface diameter tolerance
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core tolerance field
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cladding tolerance field
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reference surface tolerance field
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non-circularity of core
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non-circularity of cladding
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non-circularity of reference surface
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core/cladding concentricity error
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core/reference surface concentricity error
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all-glass fibre
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all-silica fibre
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all-plastic fibre
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plastic clad silica fibre
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preform
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rod-in-tube technique
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double crucible technique
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ion exchange technique
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chemical vapour deposition technique
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vapour phase axial deposition technique
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barrier layer
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fibre buffer
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primary coating
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secondary coating
Hide details for [<u>Section 731-03: Propagation characteristics</u>]Section 731-03: Propagation characteristics
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light ray
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wavefront
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plane wave
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mode
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interference
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guided wave
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surface wave
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isotropic (for electromagnetic waves)
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anisotropic (for electromagnetic waves)
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optic axis
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refractive index (of a medium)
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optical path length
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optical thickness
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absorption, <in optical fibre communication>
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microbending
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microbend loss
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macrobending
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macrobend loss
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reflection
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Fresnel reflection
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angle of incidence
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total reflection
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critical angle
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Brewster's angle
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power reflection coefficient
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refraction
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birefringence
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birefringent medium
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group velocity
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group index
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transmittance
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transmittance density
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reflectance density
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diffraction
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scattering
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backscattering
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Rayleigh scattering
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nonlinear scattering
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material scattering
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fibre scattering
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propagation coefficient
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attenuation coefficient
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phase coefficient
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axial propagation coefficient
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differential mode attenuation
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differential mode delay
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equilibrium mode distribution
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equilibrium length
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non-equilibrium mode distribution
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mode coupling
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coupled modes
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evanescent field
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bound mode
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transverse electric mode
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transverse magnetic mode
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transverse electromagnetic mode
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hybrid mode
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linearly polarized mode
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unbound mode
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cladding mode
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radiation mode
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leaky mode
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normalized frequency
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mode volume
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mode field diameter
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cut-off wavelength (of a mode)
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cut-off wavelength (of a singlemode optical fibre)
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axial ray
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paraxial ray
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meridional ray
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skew ray
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refracted ray (in an optical fibre)
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leaky ray
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dispersion
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material dispersion
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material dispersion parameter
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profile dispersion
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profile dispersion parameter
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waveguide dispersion
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pulse broadening
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modal distortion
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intramodal distortion
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radiation angle
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acceptance angle
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numerical aperture
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maximum theoretical numerical aperture
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launch numerical aperture
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radiation pattern (of an optical fibre)
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near-field region
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near-field radiation pattern
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near-field diffraction pattern
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far-field region
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far-field radiation pattern
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far-field diffraction pattern
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equilibrium radiation pattern
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effective mode volume
Hide details for [<u>Section 731-04: Optical fibre cables</u>]Section 731-04: Optical fibre cables
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optical cable
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multifibre cable
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optical cable assembly
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tight jacketed cable
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loose cable structure
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ribbon cable
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loose tube cable
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grooved cable
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fibre bundle
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packing fraction (of a fibre bundle)
Hide details for [<u>Section 731-05: Optical fibre connectors, couplers and other passive components</u>]Section 731-05: Optical fibre connectors, couplers and other passive components
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optical fibre connector
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ferrule
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joint
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multifibre joint
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optical fibre splice
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fusion splice
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mechanical splice
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optical fibre pigtail
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tapered fibre
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optical fibre coupler
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directional coupler
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star coupler
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tee coupler
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"Y-coupler"
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optical combiner
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beamsplitter
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isolator
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optical filter
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diffraction grating
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dichroic filter
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dichroic mirror
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interference filter
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mode filter
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mode scrambler
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cladding mode stripper
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antireflection coating
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index matching material
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coupling loss
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coupler loss
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coupling efficiency
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splice loss
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intrinsic joint loss
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extrinsic joint loss
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longitudinal offset loss
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angular misalignment loss
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lateral offset loss
Hide details for [<u>Section 731-06: Optical sources and detectors</u>]Section 731-06: Optical sources and detectors
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spontaneous emission
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superluminescence
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stimulated emission
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light emitting diode
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surface emitting light emitting diode
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edge-emitting light emitting diode
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superluminescent LED
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laser
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injection laser diode
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multimode laser
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injection locked laser
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homojunction
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heterojunction
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active laser medium
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optical cavity
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emissivity
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source power efficiency
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lasing threshold
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threshold current (of a laser diode)
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peak intensity wavelength
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spectral line
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spectral linewidth
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line spectrum
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spectral width
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mode hopping
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chirping
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optical detector
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photodiode
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PIN photodiode
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avalanche photodiode
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PIN-FET integrated receiver
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photocurrent
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dark current
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quantum efficiency
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differential quantum efficiency
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responsivity
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spectral responsivity
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detection threshold
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shot noise
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noise equivalent power
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detectivity
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normalized detectivity
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integrated optical circuit
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fibre optic terminal device
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transmit fibre optic terminal device
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receive fibre optic terminal device
Hide details for [<u>Section 731-07: Measurement techniques</u>]Section 731-07: Measurement techniques
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reference test method (for optical fibres)
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alternative test method (for optical fibres)
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Fresnel reflection method
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near-field scanning technique
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four concentric circle near-field template
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four concentric circle refractive index template
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cutback technique
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optical time domain reflectometry
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interferometer
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slab interferometry
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transverse interferometry
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monochromator
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refracted near-field method
Hide details for [<u>Section 731-08: Optical fibre systems</u>]Section 731-08: Optical fibre systems
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optical fibre link
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optical data bus
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wavelength division multiplexing
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optical repeater
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optical regenerative repeater
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attenuation-limited operation
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bandwidth-limited operation
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distortion limited operation
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quantum-noise-limited operation
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modal noise


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