Optical Fiber TOPICS

Differences among Multimode (OM1, OM2, OM3, OM4, OM5) and Single Mode (OS1, OS2) Fiber

What are OM and OS type fiber optic cables? In ANSI/TIA-568.3-D, the TIA adopted the nomenclature for fiber found in the international standard ISO/IEC 11801. The multimode fiber is prefixed with “OM” and the singlemode mode “OS”. The new designation in ANSI/TIA-568.3-D should alleviate some of the confusion associated with application support distance issues. Each […]