problem 1: What do you mean by the term bending losses?
problem 2: What is the cause of bending loss in an optical fiber?
problem 3: What do you mean by dBm?
problem 4: What do you mean by Mode Coupling?
problem 5: What do you understand by the term attenuation of an optical fiber? What are its units? What are the various causes of attenuation in the optical fiber?
problem 6: Describe the different dispersion mechanisms which contribute to pulse broadening throughout the fiber transmission.
problem 7: Describe the difference between absorption and scattering processes as they determine the attenuation of optical power propagating in the fibers. Outline the principle method included in each case and point out their relative significance in different kinds of fibers at different optical wavelengths.
problem 8: Describe absorption losses in optical fibers, comparing and contrasting the Intrinsic and extrinsic absorption methods.
problem 9: Describe linear scattering losses in optical fibers with regards to:
a) Rayleigh Scattering
b) Mie Scattering.
problem 10: Compare the stimulated Brillouin and stimulated Raman scattering in optical fibers and point out the way in which they might be avoided in optical fiber Communications.