BS EN 60793-2-70:2017 - Optical fibres. Product specifications. Sectional specification for polarization-maintaining fibres

BS EN 60793-2-70:2017

Optical fibres. Product specifications. Sectional specification for polarization-maintaining fibres

Status : Current   Published : October 2017



This part of IEC 60793 is applicable to optical fibre types D1, D2, D3, as described in Table 1. These fibres are polarization-maintaining fibre types, and are used or can be incorporated in information transmission equipment and optical fibre cable. These fibres are available for use in optical transport networks. Three types of requirements apply to these fibres:

  • general requirements defined in IEC 60793‑2 ;

  • specific requirements common to the category D polarization-maintaining fibres covered in this document and which are given in Clause 4;

  • particular requirements applicable to individual fibre types or specific applications, which are defined in Annexes A to C.

Table 1
Categories of glass core/glass clad polarization-maintaining fibres

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Standard NumberBS EN 60793-2-70:2017
TitleOptical fibres. Product specifications. Sectional specification for polarization-maintaining fibres
Publication Date02 October 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60793-1-30:2010, IEC 60793-1-40:2001, EN 60793-1-45 (IEC 60793-1-45 Modified), EN 60793-1-21 (IEC 60793-1-21:2001) AS, IEC 60793-1-52:2014, IEC 60793-1-45:2001, EN 60793-1-44 (IEC 60793-1-44:2011)AS, EN 60793-1-52 (IEC 60793-1-52:2014)AS, IEC 60793-1-44:2011, EN 60793-1-40 (IEC 60793-1-40 Modified), EN 60793-1-45 Corr (04/04), IEC 60793-1-21:2001, EN 60793-1-30 (IEC 60793-1-30:2010)AS, EN 60793-2 (IEC 60793-2:2015) AS, EN 60793-1-22 (IEC 60793-1-22:2001) AS, IEC 60793-1-22:2001, EN 60793-1-60:2017, IEC 60793-1-20:2014, IEC 60793-1-46:2001, IEC 60793-1-61:2017, EN 60793-1-20 (IEC 60793-1-20:2014)AS, IEC 60793-1-60:2017, EN 60793-1-61:2017, IEC 60793-2:2015, EN 60793-1-46 (IEC 60793-1-46:2001) AS
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC TR 62048:2014
International RelationshipsEN 60352-8:2011,EN 60793-2-70:2017,IEC 60793-2-70:2017
Draft Superseded By16/30338299 DC
DescriptorsFibre optics, Product specification, Coated materials, Electric cables, Optical fibres, Optical communication systems, Electronic equipment and components, Specification (approval), Fibre optic cables, Classification systems, Communication equipment
Title in FrenchFibres optiques Spécifications de produits. Spécification intermédiaire relative aux fibres à maintien de la polarisation
Title in GermanLichtwellenleiter Produktspezifikationen. Rahmenspezifikation für polarisationserhaltende Fasern
ISBN978 0 580 93520 6
File Size1.031 MB

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