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Twenty Essential Knowledge of Optical Cable

  1. What is fiber optic cable?
  2. Structure of optical fiber cable
  3. Working wavelength of optical fiber
  4. Wavelength of minimum dispersion and minimum loss
  5. What is the dispersion of optical fiber?
  6. What are the causes of fiber attenuation?
  7. What does fiber optic bandwidth mean?
  8. What is insertion loss
  9. What is Return Loss?
  10. Fiber core diameter
  11. What is the mode field diameter (MFD)
  12. What is Numerical Aperture (NA)
  13. What is the cutoff wavelength
  14. Zero Dispersion Wavelength
  15. Dispersion-Shifted optical fibers (DSF)
  16. Non-zero dispersion-shifted fiber (NZDF)
  17. Types of optical fiber
  18. Main types of optical fiber used in optic communications
  19. Single mode fibers vs multimode fibers
  20. OS1, OS2, OM1, OM2, OM3, OM4, OM5
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