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fibre optics

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The technology which utilises optical fibre, such as plastic or glass threads, to transmit data. Optical fibres are able to transmit light between the two ends of the fibre and may transfer images and messages modulated onto light waves. Fibre optic cables have increased in popularity because of their possibility to transfer data over long distances at higher bandwidths and with lesser amounts of interference than metal cables.

Alternative Labels

fiber optics

optical fibres

types of optical fiber

plastic filament

plastic threads

glass threads

typology of optical fibre

optical fibers

types of optical fibre

fiber optics

glass filament

typology of optical fiber