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New Fiber Optic Communication Standards for the 3rd Quarter 2014

Kyle Bach

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Fiber Optic Communication are now available:


  • BS EN 60794-1-2, Corrigendum 1 for 2014 Edition, Optical fibre cables. Generic specification. Cross reference table for optical cable test procedures
  • BS EN 60794-2-51, 2014 Edition, Optical fibre cables. Indoor cables. Detail specification for simplex and duplex cables for use in cords for controlled environment
  • BS EN 61280-2-12, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic communication subsystem test procedures. Digital systems. Measuring eye diagrams and Q-factor using a software triggering technique for transmission signal quality assessment
  • BS EN 61300-2-35, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Basic test and measurement procedures. Tests. Cable nutation
  • BS EN 61300-3-29, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Basic test and measurement procedures. Examinations and measurements. Spectral transfer characteristics of DWDM devices
  • BS EN 61753-041-2, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Performance standard. Non-connectorized single-mode OTDR reflecting device for category C. Controlled environment
  • BS EN 61753-053-2, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Performance standard. Non-connectorized single-mode fibre, electrically controlled, variable optical attenuator for category C. Controlled environments
  • BS EN 61753-071-2, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Performance standard. Non-connectorised single-mode fibre optic 1 x 2 and 2 x 2 spatial switches for category C. Controlled environments
  • BS EN 61753-081-2, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Performance standard. Non-connectorized single-mode fibre optic middle-scale 1 x N DWDM devices for category C. Controlled environments
  • BS EN 61754-15, Corrigendum for 2009 Edition, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Fibre optic connector interfaces. Type LSH connector family
  • BS EN 61918, 2013 Edition, Industrial communication networks. Installation of communication networks in industrial premises
  • BS EN 61978-1, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Fibre optic passive chromatic dispersion compensators. Generic specification
  • BS EN 62148-15, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic active components and devices. Package and interface standards. Discrete vertical cavity surface emitting laser packages
  • BS EN 62149-2, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic active components and devices. Performance standards. 850 nm discrete vertical cavity surface emitting laser devices
  • BS EN 62149-3, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic active components and devices. Performance standards. Modulator-integrated laser diode transmitters for 2,5-Gbit/s to 40-Gbit/s fibre optic transmission systems
  • BS EN 62149-8, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic active components and devices. Performance standards. Seeded reflective semiconductor optical amplifier devices
  • BS EN 62149-9, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic active components and devices. Performance standards. Seeded reflective semiconductor optical amplifier transceivers
  • BS EN 61290-10-5, 2014 Edition, Optical amplifiers. Test methods. Multichannel parameters. Distributed Raman amplifier gain and noise figure
  • BS EN 62343-3-3, 2014 Edition, Dynamic modules. Performance specification templates. Wavelength selective switches
  • BS EN 62522, 2014 Edition, Calibration of tuneable laser sources
  • BS EN 62572-3, 2014 Edition, Fibre optic active components and devices. Reliability standards. Laser modules used for telecommunication
  • IEC 60793-1-50, Edition 2.0, Optical fibres – Part 1-50: Measurement methods and test procedures – Damp heat (steady state) tests
  • IEC 60794-3, Edition 4.0, Optical fibre cables – Part 3: Outdoor cables – Sectional specification
  • IEC 60876-1, Edition 5.0, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Fibre optic spatial switches – Part 1: Generic specification
  • IEC 61280-4-2, Edition 2.0, Fibre-optic communication subsystem test procedures – Part 4-2: Installed cable plant – Single-mode attenuation and optical return loss measurement
  • IEC 61290-10-5, Edition 1.0, Optical amplifiers – Test methods – Part 10-5: Multichannel parameters – Distributed Raman amplifier gain and noise figure
  • IEC 61300-3-15, Withdrawn and replaced by IEC 61300-3-47, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Basic test and measurement procedures – Part 3-15: Examinations and measurements – Dome eccentricity of a convex polished ferrule endface
  • IEC 61300-3-16, Withdrawn and replaced by IEC 61300-3-47, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Basic test and measurement procedures – Part 3-16: Examinations and measurements – Endface radius of spherically polished ferrules
  • IEC 61300-3-17, Withdrawn and replaced by IEC 61300-3-47, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Basic test and measurement procedures – Part 3-17: Examinations and measurements – Endface angle of angle-polished ferrules
  • IEC 61300-3-47, 1st Edition, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Basic test and measurement procedures – Part 3-47: Examinations and measurements – End face geometry of PC/APC spherically polished ferrules using interferometry
  • IEC 61753-1-3, Edition 1.0, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Performance standard – Part 1-3: General and guidance for single-mode fibre optic connector and cable assembly for industrial environment, Category I
  • IEC 61753-031-2, Edition 1.0, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Performance standard – Part 031-2: Non-connectorized single-mode 1#N and 2#N non-wavelength-selective branching devices for Category C – Controlled environment
  • IEC 61753-042-2, Edition 1.0, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Performance standard – Part 042-2: Plug-pigtail-style and plug-receptacle-style of OTDR reflecting devices for category C – Controlled environments
  • IEC 61754-7-1, Edition 1.0, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Fibre optic connector interfaces – Part 7-1: Type MPO connector family – One fibre row
  • IEC 61978-1, Edition 3.0, Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Fibre optic passive chromatic dispersion compensators – Part 1: Generic specification
  • IEC 62148-15, Edition 2.0, Fibre optic active components and devices – Package and interface standards – Part 15: Discrete vertical cavity surface emitting laser packages
  • IEC 62149-2, Edition 2.0, Fibre optic active components and devices – Performance standards – Part 2: 850 nm discrete vertical cavity surface emitting laser devices
  • IEC 62149-3, Edition 2.0, Fibre optic active components and devices – Performance standards – Part 3: Modulator-integrated laser diode transmitters for 2,5-Gbit/s to 40-Gbit/s fibre optic transmission systems
  • JIS C 5900, 2013 Edition , General rules of passive devices for fiber optic transmission (English language edition)


To see additional standards on this topic, please visit our Document Center List of Standards on Fiber Optic Communication.  You’ll also find additional links to sub-topics.

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