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Fibre Optics In A Power Transmission Environment
Author(s): A. R. Farmer; J. E. Taylor
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Paper Abstract

Because of their immunity from electromagnetic interference, optical fibres are being used increasingly in composite cables which perform the dual roles of power transmission and data communication. Applications in railway telecommunications, coal mining, underwater cables and overhead power lines are described, also the design methods utilised to ensure fibre protection and high optical performance within these complex cable structures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 August 1983
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0374, Fibre Optics '83, (30 August 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934558
Show Author Affiliations
A. R. Farmer, BICC Research and Engineering Limited (England)
J. E. Taylor, BICC Research and Engineering Limited (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0374:
Fibre Optics '83
Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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