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- Read the first 4 chapters of John Crisp's eBook, "Introduction to Fiber Optics". Consult remaining chapters as needed.
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- Look over the APL's Fiber Optics Wiki page [[Fiber Optics]] and links therein.
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- Consulting Thorlab's Fiber Polishing Manual [[Media:FN96A-Manual.pdf| Fiber Polishing and Connectorization]] and the (above mentioned) eBook construct a 1 meter SM FC-APC to FC-APC fiber patch cable (you will find everything you need at the fiber polishing station). [[File:Fiber_station.jpg| right|500px]]
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- Measure power loss through your patch cable.
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- Break your patch cable in the middle and repair it with a fusion splice (see fusion splicer manual [[Media:X77_Fusion_Splicer.pdf| Fusion Splicer Manual]] and eBook.

Revision as of 12:38, 6 February 2015

- Read the first 4 chapters of John Crisp's eBook, "Introduction to Fiber Optics". Consult remaining chapters as needed.

- Look over the APL's Fiber Optics Wiki page Fiber Optics and links therein.

- Consulting Thorlab's Fiber Polishing Manual Fiber Polishing and Connectorization and the (above mentioned) eBook construct a 1 meter SM FC-APC to FC-APC fiber patch cable (you will find everything you need at the fiber polishing station).
Fiber station.jpg

- Measure power loss through your patch cable.

- Break your patch cable in the middle and repair it with a fusion splice (see fusion splicer manual Fusion Splicer Manual and eBook.