Optical Path Power Penalty

The additional lost budget required to account for Degradation due to reflections and the combined effects of Dispersion resulting from intersymbol interference, mode-partition Noise and Laser chirp.




Related Terms
Attenuation Limited Power,   Automatic Optical Inspection,   Automatic Power Control Circuit,   Average Power,   Back Reflection Optical Return Loss,   Catastrophic Optical Damage,   Dynamic Magneto Optical Correlator,   Fiber Optic Power Meter,   Free Space Optical Interconnect,   Half Power Point,  

External links for Optical Power
Optical Path Power Penalty on Wikipedia
Optical Path Power Penalty on Google
Optical Path Power Penalty on Yahoo!
Optical Path Power Penalty on Answers
Optical Path Power Penalty on The Free Dictionary

Suggestions?
The Timbercon Fiber Optic Glossary continues to expand and improve. If you have suggestions for improvement, we would enjoy hearing from you. Please contact the webmaster here.


Home : Fiber Optic Education » Fiber Optic Glossary » Optical Path Power Penalty