IEC 61300-2-14:2021 describes a procedure for determining the suitability of a fibre optic interconnecting device or a passive component to withstand exposure to the optical power which occurs during its operation. This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2012. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- harmonizing IEC 61300-1:2016 and IEC 61300-3-4:2012;
- addition of abbreviated terms;
- addition of Clause A.2 regarding input optical power from both ends.