TERMINUS, OPTICAL, SOCKET, EXPANDED BEAM, NON PHYSICAL CONTACT, FOR USE WITH AS6251 CONNECTOR, AS6250 /6 Socket terminus, size 16, Expanded Beam (spring loaded)
This standard defines the design, performance and interoperability requirements for fiber optic expanded beam, socket termini incorporating a C-lens configuration, for use with multimode and singlemode optical fibers.
Rationale: The motivation for creating this document is to support the recent unprecedented growth of fiber optic technology in the aerospace industry. It addresses the current needs and the future demand for fiber optic and photonic technologies deployed on aerospace platforms. In addition to supporting current requirements, this document provides a path for future growth that is open to multiple architectures.