IEC TR 61282-3:2006 

Fibre optic communication system design guides - Part 3: Calculation of link polarization mode dispersion


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This technical report provides guidelines for the calculation of polarisation mode dispersion (PMD) in fibre optic systems. It accomodates the statistical variation of PMD and differential group delay (DGD) of optical fibre cables and optical components in an optical link. Example calculations are given, including concatenating individual optical fibre cables. The calculations describe first order PMD only.

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fibre optics

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Publication typeTechnical Report
Publication date2006-10-25
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 86/SC 86C - Fibre optic systems and active devicesrss
ICS33.180.01 - Fibre optic systems in general
Stability date  2025
File size390 KB

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