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optical source
In optical communications, a device that converts an electrical signal into an optical signal. Note: The two most commonly used optical sources are light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and laser diodes. 2. Test equipment that generates a stable optical signal for the purpose of making optical transmission loss measurements. [After FAA]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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