EN IEC 61753-061-2:2020

Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Performance standard - Part 061-2: Single-mode fibre optic pigtailed style polarization independent isolators for category C - Controlled environments EN IEC 61753-061-2:2020

Publication date:   Oct 14, 2020

General information

60.60 Standard published   May 29, 2020


CLC/TC 86BXA Fibre optic interconnect, passive and connectorised components

European Norm

33.180.10   Fibres and cables



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<!-- NEW! -->IEC 61753-061-2:2020 is available as <a href="https://webstore.iec.ch/publication/66900">IEC 61753-061-2:2020 RLV</a> which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.</br></br>IEC 61753-061-2:2020 contains the minimum test and measurement requirements and severities which a fibre optic isolator as specified by IEC 61202-1 satisfies in order to be categorized as meeting the requirements of isolators used in controlled environments as specified in IEC 61753-1. The requirements cover single-mode pigtailed style polarization independent isolators for category C used in controlled environments. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2012 and constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

- addition of the detail high optical power test procedures and the condition in Annex B;

- change of test conditions harmonizing with IEC 61753-1:2018;

- addition of category CHD;

- addition of the detailed measurements conditions in Annex C;

- change of clause structure accordance with the latest ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2.

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EN 61753-061-2:2012


EN IEC 61753-061-2:2020
60.60 Standard published
May 29, 2020