Monthly Archives: July 2017

Fiber Optics Glossary

A Absorption The absorbing of light energy within an optical fiber due to natural impurities in the glass. Absorption and scattering are the main cause of attenuation (signal loss) in an optical fiber. Acceptance Angle The angle at which the core of the fiber will take in light. Active Device A device that requires a […]

Fibers And Cables
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