Optical Fiber Performance Characteristics:
Overfilled Launch
Laser
Laser
Attenuation
Bandwidth
1 Gb Link Length
10 Gb Link Length
Enterprise Products Cable
Enterprise Products Cable
@850nm
@1300nm
@850nm
@1300nm
@850nm
@1300nm
@850nm
@1300nm
"Buzzword"
Code-Discrete
Code - Ribbon
dB/km
dB/km
MHz-km
MHz-km
Meters
Meters
Meters
Meters
Standard
62.5/125
062
C
3.5
1.2
200
600
300
550
35
N/A
Giga Link 600
50/125
050
B
3.5
1.2
500
500
600
600
86
N/A
Giga Link 2000
50/125
F50
F
3.5
1.2
500
800
750
2000
110
N/A
Laser Link 300***
50/125
X50
X
3.5
1.2
1500
500
900
550
300
N/A
                     

***Laser-Link 300" is a brand of 50/125 multimode optical glass optimized for operation in the 850nm window for up to 300 meter link distances in 10 Gigabit Ethernet Systems. Laser-Link 300 has an effective modal bandwidth of 2000 MHz-km in the 850 nm window for 10 Gigabit Ethernet as well as 4 GB - 10 GB Fibre Channel applications. This glass complies with the TIA-492AAAC specification and the effective modal bandwidth(EFB) at 850nm is determined in compliance per IEC PAS 60793-1-49 or TIA/EIA 455-220.