Advantages and disadvantages of graded index fiber

Graded index fiber is one types 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