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receiver sensitivity
The minimum value of average received power to achieve a 1 x 10–10 bit error ratio. It includes power penalties caused by use of a transmitter under standard operating conditions with worst-case values of extinction ratio, pulse rise and fall times, optical return loss, receiver connector degradations, and measurement tolerances. [T1.646-1995]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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