End Face

Term often used to describe the end of a ferrule. The end face is finished or polished to have a smooth end, which can minimize Connector Loss or backreflection. Typical polish types are PC, UPC, and APC.

See glossary definition for PC See glossary definition for UPC See glossary definition for APC See glossary definition for Ferrule

Related Terms
Core Less End Caps,   Distal End,   End Face,   End Finish,   End Fire Coupling,   End of Bandwidth,   End Pumping,   End Separation,   End Separation Loss,   End to End Loss,  

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