Polarization Dependent Loss (PDL)

Any asymmetry in the fiber waveguide will tend to encourage slightly more loss to one polarization mode than the other, and this is of course a polarization dependent loss.


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Related Terms: Attenuation , Bend Induced Loss, Birefringence, Birefringent Fiber, Highly Birefringent (HiBi), Polarization Dependent Loss (PDL), Polarization Extinction Ratio (PER), Polarization Maintaining (PM) Fiber, Polarization Mode, Polarization Mode Dispersion (PMD), Polarizing Fiber, Zing Fiber