Singlemode Fiber

A Fiber with a small core, only a few times the Wavelength of Light transmitted, that only allows one mode of light to propagate. Commonly used with Laser sources for high speed, long distance links.

Related Terms
All Silica Fiber,   Bifurcated Fiber,   Buffered Fiber,   Connector Induced Fiber Loss,   Copper vs Fiber,   Dark Fiber,   Deeply Depressed Cladding Fiber,   Dispersion Flattened Single Mode Fiber,   Dispersion Shifted Fiber,   Dispersion Shifted Fiber (DSF),  

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