Math can be a pain. Even for engineers, who tend to deal with it more than the average person. So, whenever there is an opportunity for an easier way to figure something out, it’s usually welcomed with open arms by engineers, who would much rather put their brainpower towards more important endeavors than long division.
The subject at hand is the ever-present, but often misunderstood DECIBEL. Most folks who’ve dealt with fiber optics, or anything dealing with large power level variations have seen that little “dB” symbol after numbers in spec sheets as well as reports. We’re going to shed some light on what this means, and why, with a little explanation, you too can take the easy way out!
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