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Z
Symbol for impedance.
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Zero dispersion slope
In single-mode fiber, the chromatic dispersion slope at the fiber
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Zero dispersion wavelength
In single-mode fiber, the wavelength where waveguide dispersion cancels out material dispersion and total chromatic dispersion is zero.
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Zero-dispersion point
In an optical fiber of a given refractive index, the narrow range of wavelengths within which all wavelengths travel at approximately the same speed. The zero-dispersion point is useful in reducing chromatic dispersion in single-mode fiber.
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Zip cord
Duplex fiber optic interconnect cable consisting of two tight-buffered fibers with outer jackets bonded together, resembling electrical wiring used in lamps and small appliances.
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Zultys

Zultys is a manufacturer of telephone equipment and the leads are specific to that equipment.

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