Recent Examples of optical fiber from the Web
The lasers themselves are pretty mundane and are based on components widely used in optical fiber-communication systems.
To move it to other experiments or distant locations, however, those signals will likely need to be converted from microwaves to optical photons, which can travel great distances in optical fibers.
Reliance Communications expects to get about 250 billion rupees from the sale of its spectrum across four frequencies, its optical fiber network, and its more than 40,000 telecom towers.
But using a 3-mile fiber loop on the Stanford campus, the researchers demonstrated that using optical fibers in this way is entirely possible.
In April, Verizon (VZ, -1.05%) agreed to buy optical fiber from Corning over the next three years in a $1.05 billion deal.
Party balloons account for about 8 percent of its use, Irvin said, with welding at 17 percent and semiconductors and optical fibers 14 percent.
The whole show runs on solar power, and the 236 miles of optical fiber that illuminate it will be recycled after the display ends in March.
The laser was finely tuned, the optical fiber was in position and … Eureka!
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First Known Use of optical fiber
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Definition of optical fiber for English Language Learners
: a long, thin, glass or plastic thread that carries information in the form of light : a fiber-optic thread
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