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Laser Diodes Used in Fiber Optics Communication Systems (Laser Notice 27) October 1980

Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Center for Devices and Radiological Health

This document explains:  Application Of the Federal Performance Standard for Laser Products to Laser Diodes in Fiber Optics Communications

Laser diodes/fiber optics are already well established in telephony, instrumentation, video and many military applications. This rapidly expanding field needs direction on the criteria employed by the BRH in classifying and applying the Federal performance standard for laser products (21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11) to these varied products.

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