FIBER OPTIC CENTER GLOSSARY
There are currently 10 names in this directory beginning with the letter Q.
A series of four separately insulated conductors, generally twisted together in pairs. Also, a series-parallel combination of transistors with increased reliability because failure of one transistor will not disable the entire circuit.
Quad Fiber Cable
A type of fiber optic cable that has four single cables enclosed in an extruded jacket of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), with a rip cord for pulling back the jacket to access the fibers.
Three-bay machines which can twist four wires together and cable braided and shielded wires with varying lay lengths.
Commonly known as a passive WDM, this transceiver package performs four multiplexing or demultiplexing functions. Used in 10 Gigabit OLTs when coexisting with legacy PON systems.
An abbreviation of quadraxial, a concentric cable having a center conductor, two intermediate conductors, and an outer shield, all separated by insulation.
A series of tests conducted by the procuring activity, or an agent thereof, to determine conformance of materials, or materials system, to the requirements of a specification which normally results in a qualified products list under the specification.
a chain that comprises constitutional units joined to each other through one single atom on only one of the units. Quasi-single-strand chains are not single-strand chains, but they can be named in the same manner. (IUPAC)
A type of connector or splice which permits rapid locking and unlocking of mating parts.(MIL-STD)