Dispersion Penalty

The result of Dispersion in which Pulses and edges smear making it difficult for the Receiver to distinguish between ones and zeros. This results in a Loss of Receiver Sensitivity compared to a short Fiber and measured in dB.

Related Terms
Chromatic Dispersion,   Dispersion,   Dispersion Compensating Module DCM,   Dispersion Compensation,   Dispersion Decreasing Fibers,   Dispersion Flattened Single Mode Fiber,   Dispersion Limited Operation,   Dispersion Management,   Dispersion Penalty,   Dispersion Shifted Fiber,  

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