Measurements and tests on fibre optic components

Verifying optical, mechanical and environmental performance

Measurement of optical and geometrical parameters

  • Insertion loss according to IEC 61300-3-4 and IEC 61300-3-34
  • Active monitoring of change in attenuation and return loss according to IEC 610300-3-3
  • Return loss according to IEC 61300-3-6
  • Polarization dependent loss according to IEC 61300-3-2
  • Polarization extinction ratio according to IEC 61300-3-55
  • Wavelength dependent loss according to IEC 61300-3-7
  • Ferrule end face geometry according to IEC 61300-3-47

Mechanical tests

  • Vibration according to IEC 61300-2-1
  • Proof according to IE C61300-2-4 and IEC 61300-2-6
  • Torsion/twist according to IEC 61300-2-5
  • Flex/bending according to IEC 61300-2-7, IEC 61300-2-42 and IEC 61300-2-44 
  • Impact according to IEC 61300-2-12 

Environmental tests

  • High/low temperature according to IEC 61300-2-17, IEC 61300-2-18, IEC 61300-2-22 and IEC 61300-2-47 
  • High humidity according to IEC 61300-2-19, IEC 61300-2-21, IEC 61300-2-46, IEC 61300-2-48, IEC 60068-2-30 and IEC 60068-2-38