Launch Fiber

1. An optical Fiber used to couple and condition Light from an optical Source into an optical fiber. Often the launch fiber is used to create an equilibrium Modal Distribution in multi-mode fiber. Also referred to as Launching Fiber. 2. A fiber optic Cable used in conjunction with a source to excite the Modes of another Fiber Optic Cable in a particular way. Launching Fiber optic Cables are most often used in test systems to improve the precision of measurements.

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