IEC 61300-3-24:2006 

Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Basic test and measurement procedures - Part 3-24: Examinations and measurements - Keying accuracy of optical connectors for polarization maintaining fibre

Note: this publication has been replaced by IEC 61300-3-55:2020


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Optical fibre connectors for polarization maintaining fibre (PMF) shall align the birefringence axes of the two mating fibres. The keying accuracy of PM connector plugs should be specified to realize PMF connection with high extinction ratio propagation. This part of IEC 61300 provides a method to measure the keying accuracy of a polarization maintaining fibre connector.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2006-10-25
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 86/SC 86B - Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive componentsrss
ICS33.180.20 - Fibre optic interconnecting devices
Stability date  2020
File size347 KB

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