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Return loss

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Return loss
The ratio of reflected power to inserted power. Return loss is a measure of the signal reflections occurring along a channel or basic link and is related to various electrical mismatches along the cabling. This ratio, expressed in decibels, describes the ratio of optical power reflected by a component, for instance a connector, to the optical power introduced to that component.
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