G.655 Fibre

1 Day Course
Code G655C

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Introduction (2 topics)

  • Development of G.655 fibres
  • Advantages & disadvantages

Theory (3 topics)

  • Chromatic dispersion principles
  • DWDM issues
  • NZDF designs

G.655 Fibre Types (2 topics)

  • OFS Truewave
  • Corning LEAF and others

Installing G.655 Fibres (3 topics)

  • MDF mismatch effects
  • Statistics
  • OTDR traces

Equipment Compatibility (2 topics)

  • G.655 or G.652 based?
  • Vendor specific?

Pigtails & Test Leads (1 topic)

  • Where should the transition from G.655 link to G.652 equipment be?

Standards & Specifications (1 topic)

  • The G.655 standard - specifications & testing requirements

Overview of G.654 & G.656 (1 topic)

  • Characteristics of G.654 submarine fibre & new G.656 CWDM fibre


Basic appreciation of fibre optics

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