optical fibre

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Synonyms for optical fibre

a very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light

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Optical fibre principles: Overview of the electromagnetic spectrum
advantages of using infrared energy to carry digital information over an optical fibre
Optical Fibre Links" is designed for study by those who are involved in the installation, testing and maintenance of optical fibre links.
Course Aim: After completing this course a trainee will be able to explain the basic principles of optical fibre transmission, describe the passive components of optical links including the construction of internal and external optical cables, connectors and splicing enclosures and carry out and interpret basic test measurements on optical fibre.
A landmark in doped optical fibre manufacturing, Liekki's Direct Nanoparticle Deposition (DND) technology is also proving itself in other areas -- thereby demonstrating its platform characteristics.
Typically, optical fibres are fabricated by flame hydrolysis or chemical vapour deposition (CVD) processes that use gases or high vapour pressure liquids as precursors.
According to Corning, Plasma Optical Fibre of Eindhoven, the Netherlands has been infringing on Corning's European Patent (UK) No.
Corning said that the acquisition of BICC's telecommunications cable businesses, together with the recently acquired full ownership of Optical Fibres, will give it a strong international platform from which it can continue to meet the needs of its current cable customers.
23, 1998--Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) today announced that it is acquiring the remaining 50 percent equity ownership of Optical Fibres from BICC, plc, London, England for consideration of approximately $70 million.
As a result of the acquisition, Optical Fibres will now become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Corning Incorporated.
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