Flashcards in Fiber 10-18-2018BH Deck (52)
A device that generates a light source used in optical fiber communication
What does LASER stand for ?
Light Amplification Stimulated by Emission of Radiation
An extremely thin flexible thread of pure cladded glass able to carry millions of times the information of a traditional copper wire, and do it over greater distances
What is the diameter of an Optical Fiber?
The distance between two points of like phase in a wave?
A card made up of material similar to photographic film that changes colors when exposed to light?
Wavelengths above ___ nm are not visible to the human eye?
5 types of Laser Classifications?
Class 1, Class 2/2A, Class 3A, Class 3B, Class 4
ANSI standard for lasers
What is the range for visible light?
390nm - 780nm and 384THz - 769 THz
2 Types of fiber
single- mode and multi-mode
What is the size of the core?
What is the size of the cladding?
What is the size of the coating?
The center of the fiber that carries the transmitted light?
The glass material surrounding the fiber core?
The acrylic or plastic material applied over the optical fiber core and cladding?
The ratio of the velocity of light of two mediums of optical glass?
Different fiber packaging configurations
A photodiode used to detect light from an optical fiber and convert the light to an electrical source?
Sum of all the losses associated with a fiber link between the optical fiber transmitter and the optical fiber receiver
What does OTDR stand for?
Optical Time Domain Reflectometer
A jumper cable for optical connections
A board for making optical connections consisting of sleeves used to line up two connectors
Fibers are contained in a plastic tube much larger than the optical fibers
Color-coded tubes that house and protect the optical fibers within a fiber optic cable
What is the color scheme for Fiber Optic Cable?
1.Blue 2. Orange , 3. Green , 4. Brown , 5. Slate, 6. White, 7. Red , 8. Black, 9. Yellow ,10. Violet ,11. Rose, 12. Aqua
Method of joining two optical fibers of the same type using and electrical arc to form a precision splice
A temporary joining of two optical fibers of the same tube using a plastic form to hold and lock the fibers together The loss is greater than a fusion splice