IEC 60793-2-20:2015 

Optical fibres - Part 2-20: Product specifications - Sectional specification for category A2 multimode fibres


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IEC 60793-2-20:2015 is applicable to sub-categories A2a, A2b, and A2c. These fibres are used or can be incorporated in information transmission equipment and optical fibre cables (typically up to 2 km). Three types of requirements apply to these fibres:
- general requirements as defined in IEC 60793-2;
- specific requirements common to the category A2 multimodal fibres covered in this standard and which are given in Clause 3;
- particular requirements applicable to individual sub-categories or specific applications, which are defined in the normative family specification annexes. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition, published in 2007. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- Nath has been replaced by NAff
- specified test specimen length and measurement details for core diameter and NAff measurements. Keywords: information transmission equipment, optical fibre cables, category A2 multimodal fibres

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fibre optics

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2015-11-19
Available language(s)English, English/French
TC/SCTC 86/SC 86A - Fibres and cablesrss
ICS33.180.10 - Fibres and cables
Stability date  2025
File size1224 KB

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