IEC 62077:2022 RLV 
Redline version

Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Fibre optic circulators - Generic specification


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IEC 62077:2022 RLV contains both the official IEC International Standard and its Redline version. The Redline version is available in English only and provides you with a quick and easy way to compare all the changes between the official IEC Standard and its previous edition.

IEC 62077: 2022 applies to circulators used in the field of fibre optics bearing all of the following features:
- they are non-reciprocal optical devices, in which each port is either an optical fibre or fibre optic connector;
- they are passive devices in accordance with the categorization and definition provided in IEC TS 62538;
- they have three or more ports for directionally transmitting optical power.
An example of optical circulator technology and application is described in Annex A and Annex B, respectively. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2015. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- harmonization of terms and definitions with IEC TS 62627-09;
- change of Clause 4 regarding requirements

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2022-08-10
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 86/SC 86B - Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive componentsrss
ICS33.180.20 - Fibre optic interconnecting devices
Stability date  2030
File size1246 KB

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