CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES


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CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES
CHAPTER PRELIMINARIESThe Advantages of Fiber OpticsApplicationsThe Nature of LightInvisible LightTransmitting Light through Fibers1. General. Optical fibers are hair-thin strands of ultra-pure glass (or slightly larger strands of plastic), and are used for the transmission of signals. Unlike most signaling methods, optical fiber transits light, rather than electricity.Pulses or waves of light can be used in the same ways as pulses or waves of electricity and magnetism to transfer data from one place to another. Beca…
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Terrell Croft; Frederic P. Hartwell; Wilford I. Summers: American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition. CHAPTER PRELIMINARIES, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export