IEC 61290-5-3:2002 

Basic specification for optical amplifier test methods - Part 5-3: Test methods for reflectance parameters - Reflectance tolerance test method using electrical spectrum analyzer


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Applies to commercial optical fibre amplifiers (OFAs) using active fibres. It establishes requirements for accurate measurements, by means of electrical spectrum analyser test method, of the maximum reflectance tolerable at input and output (as defined in clause 3 of IEC 61291-1). The accuracy for reflectance tolerable is +/-0,5dB.

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fibre optics

Additional information

Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2002-03-05
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 86/SC 86C - Fibre optic systems and active devicesrss
ICS33.180.30 - Optic amplifiers
Stability date  2023
File size352 KB

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