Optical Return Loss

The ratio (expressed in units of dB) of Optical Power reflected by a component or an assembly to the optical power incident on a component or assembly that is introduced into a Link or system.




Related Terms
Angular Misalignment Loss,   Automatic Optical Inspection,   Axial Misalignment Loss,   Back Reflection Optical Return Loss,   Bend Loss,   Catastrophic Optical Damage,   Connector Induced Fiber Loss,   Connector Insertion Loss,   Connector Loss,   Connector Return Loss,  

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