Back Reflection Optical Return Loss

Light reflected from the cleaved or polished end of a Fiber caused by the difference of refractive indices of air and glass. Typically 4% of the incident light. Expressed in dB relative to incident power. See also narcissus.

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Angular Misalignment Loss,   Anti Reflection Coatings,   Automatic Optical Inspection,   Axial Misalignment Loss,   Back Channel,   Back mounted ,   Back Reflection Optical Return Loss,   Bend Loss,   Catastrophic Optical Damage,   Connector Induced Fiber Loss,  

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