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Some popular optical fiber connectors (SC, FC, LC, ST)

The role of optical fiber connectors

Optical fiber connectors are used to join the end of optical fibers, it has been used widely in telecommunication to connect the devices to each other through optical fiber patch cord, or optical fiber cable in a building, data center, customer, between service provider with customer...

To warrant the best quality of signal when transmit from end to end, connectors must meet some features as high return loss, low insertion loss, reliability, low environmental sensitivity...

Depend on equipment's port interface, the specific optical fiber connector type will be used to connect. in fact, there are a lot of optical fiber connector types, but we usually see some popular optical fiber connector types, those are SC, FC, LC, ST connectors.

Some kinds of connector

optical fiber connector