For decades, industry standards have set the maximum loss of a fiber optic connector at 0.75 decibels (dB). Now this value is being reconsidered since it is unacceptable for the latest high-speed multimode links or single-mode connectors. Let’s test your knowledge of fiber optic connector loss.
Last month, we started the Top 10 in the power quality phenomena category with the most common disturbance: the rms variation. In second place are usually transients, those fleeting waveform changes that are far too brief to be seen by the naked eye in lighting.