Understanding the Split Ratios and Splitting Level of Optical Splitters

Optical splitters play an important role in FTTH PON networks where a single optical input is split into multiple output, thus allowing a single PON interface to be shared among many subscribers. The optical splitters have no active electronics and don’t require any power to operate. They are typically installed in each optical network between […]

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FBT Splitters vs. PLC Splitters: What Are the Differences?

Fiber optic splitters play an increasingly significant role in many of today’s optical network topologies. They provide capabilities that help users maximize the functionality of optical network circuits from FTTx systems to traditional optical networks. And usually they are placed in the central office or in one of the distribution points (outdoor or indoor). This […]

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Differences between FBT and PLC Splitter

With the growing demand for optic signal transmission, fiber optic splitter becomes more and more important in today’s fiber optic communication. In terms of principle, optical cable splitter can be divided into FBT (Fused Biconical Taper) splitter and PLC (Planar Lightwave Circuit) splitter. Since, these two splitters have different working principles and applications, this post will make a […]

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Four Requirements Promote the Development of PLC Passive Devices

The demand of PLC passive optical devices are increasing for information transmission, thus promoting the development of PLC technology, mainly from the four major areas requirements listed below. 1. Pressure From Backbone Network Communication Broadband subscribers are growing with growth rate of 20-30% per year, average traffic growth per user per year up to 20-30%. […]

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