Fiber Optic Systems - Design, Installation, Testing, and Troubleshooting




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  • Fiber types and materials
  • How fibers guide light
  • SMF and MMF: Singlemode fiber and multimode fiber
  • Fiber specification
  • Fibers - loss and attenuation
  • Bandwidth
  • Fiber - physical sizes
  • Fiber optic transmitters and receivers
  • Light sources
  • Detecting light with photodiodes
  • Light sources
  • Detecting light with photodiodes
  • Cable plant design
  • Indoor cable
  • Outdoor cable
  • Structured cabling options - benefits
  • Cable installations - verifying
  • Testing tips and Techniques
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Troubleshooting Fiber System
  • OTDR: Optical Time Domain reflectometer
  • OTDR - testing fiber paths
  • OTDR traces - interpreting
  • Selecting connectors and splices
  • Quality factors
  • Mechanical and fusion splices
  • Connectors - identifying different types
  • Connectors and splices - building
  • Fiber termination
  • Advanced fiber optic components

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