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The Role Of Fiber Optics On Commercial Aircraft
Author(s): John R. Todd
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Paper Abstract

The role of fiber optics on next-generation commercial aircraft is considered. The benefits and difficulties associated with fiber optics on aircraft are reviewed, as well as the most promising near-term fiber optic technologies for aircraft applications. An overview of the Fiber Optics Readiness Program at Douglas Aircraft Company is presented, and some likely fiber optic interfaces are given.

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Date Published: 3 December 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0840, Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms, (3 December 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.942603
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John R. Todd, McDonnell Douglas Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0840:
Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms
Norris E. Lewis; Emery L. Moore, Editor(s)

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