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Tukwila, WA – The Light Brigade has launched its most significant upgrade to its core course in fiber optics. Staying abreast of the latest innovations and changes in the industry, the Fiber Optics 1-2-3 course has been updated to feature the latest in fiber optic technology, products and standards. The 470-page manual provides comprehensive instructional material on multimode and single-mode technologies. Considered the foremost technical primer and resource manual for anyone involved in fiber optics, updates to the course and manual include: 

•    Multimode fiber technology featuring OM3, OM4 and bend insensitive fibers
•    Restricted mode and encircled flux launch conditions
•    Single-mode fiber technology including G.652D, G.655, and G.657 fibers
•    The newest termination products and techniques
•    Up-to-date standards and specifications
•    Fiber-to-the-Home, Ethernet and Internet protocol
•    Expanded installation and optical testing content
•    The latest active devices including FTTx products
•    In-depth information on passive devices such as optical switches and splitters

Students that completed the Fiber Optics 1-2-3 course previously can purchase the latest revision of this manual for $100 by ordering Fiber Optics 1-2-3 Rev #W-13U.

The most up-to-date information on Light Brigade courses is available in the 2013 Light Brigade Training Catalog.

About The Light Brigade
Since 1987, The Light Brigade has instructed more than 45,000 attendees in its public and custom classes on fiber optic design, maintenance, and testing, including advanced topics such as FTTx, DWDM, and PMD/CD. In addition to creating custom courses tailored to any need or skill level, the company produces educational DVDs and CDs.