31 August 2018

Advantages and disadvantages of graded index fiber

Graded index fiber is one type of optical fiber. Here this article gives information about the advantages and disadvantages of graded-index fiber to know more details about it. 

Advantages of graded-index fiber :
  • Losses are reduced
  • The information-carrying capacity is increased
  • Pulse distortion is reduced
  • The data rate is very high 
  • Attenuation is less
Disadvantages of graded-index fiber :
  • Difficult to manufacture
  • Costly compare to step-index fiber
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