CONTENTS

1 Scope
2 References
2.1 Normative references
2.2 Informative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Abbreviations
5 Fibre attributes
5.1 Mode field diameter
5.2 Cladding diameter
5.3 Core concentricity error
5.4 Non-circularity
5.5 Cut-off wavelength
5.6 Macrobending loss
5.7 Material properties of the fibre
5.8 Refractive index profile
5.9 Longitudinal uniformity of chromatic dispersion
5.10 Chromatic dispersion coefficient
6 Cable attributes
6.1 Attenuation coefficient
6.2 Polarization mode dispersion coefficient
7 Tables of recommended values
Appendix I Information for link attributes and system design
I.1 Attenuation
I.2 Chromatic dispersion
I.3 Differential group delay (DGD)
I.4 Non-linear coefficient
I.5 Tables of common typical values
BIBLIOGRAPHY