IEC 61291-4:2011 

Optical amplifiers - Part 4: Multichannel applications - Performance specification template


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IEC 61291-4:2011 applies to optical amplifier (OA) devices and sub-systems to be used in multichannel applications. For single channel applications, use IEC 61291-2. The object of this performance specification template is to provide a frame for the preparation of detail specifications on the performances of OA devices and sub-systems to be used in multichannel applications. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2008 and constitutes a technical revision. The main significant changes are the transient parameter test methods, IEC 61290-4 series, have been added to Tables 1, 2, and 3.

This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 61291-1:2006.

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fibre optics

Additional information

Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2011-11-24
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 size1004 KB

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