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Status Of Fiber Optic Research In The Usa
Author(s): Larry L. Campbell
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Paper Abstract

This paper reviews the technical aspects and summarizes the technology status of fiber optical communications. The most promising fiber types are evaluated based upon their dispersion, loss, and cost characteristics. The status of fiber cabling is summarized. An evaluation and status of optical sources are reported, and the state-of-the-art receiver sensitivity is summarized.

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Date Published: 23 July 1976
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0077, Fibers and Integrated Optics, (23 July 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.975706
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Larry L. Campbell, George Washington University (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0077:
Fibers and Integrated Optics
Henri Hodara, Editor(s)

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