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Optical fibre

Calibration for optical fibre 

Optical fibre is fundamental to today’s telecoms and IT networks and will continue to play a pivotal role in next generation platforms.

Technical innovation is driving improvements across the board, optimising the performance of every aspect of the system. The core optical fibre infrastructure is constantly being pushed to deliver higher data rates and improved reliability.

Expert knowledge and accurate measurement and characterisation of this optical fibre has never been more important, as systems become more complex, applications more varied and tolerances become tighter.

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NPL develops measurement standards for fibre optics and provides a comprehensive range of calibration and measurement services for all types of fibre and photonic components, and artefacts for the calibration of fibre optic test instrumentation.

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