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Month: December 2020

The user manual for AQ6370D Optical Spectrum Analyzer can be found here. I will list some notes or confusions I met during reading this manual. Fig.1. AQ6370D Optical Spectrum Analyzer. 1. The wavelength range of input light that can be auto-measured is 840–1670 nm. This is the auto-measured wavelength range. During the measurement, span width […]

1. What is FC/APC? “FC” means “fiber channel”, and “APC” stands for “angled physical contact”. Below is a FC/APC connector product from Thorlabs. These connectors allow the surfaces of two connected fibers to be in direct contact with each other and because the fiber end is polished at an angle to prevent reflected light from […]