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Communication Applications Of Optical Fibers
Author(s): J. E. Goell; C. K. Kao
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Paper Abstract

This paper examines potential applications of optical fiber for both civil and military application. Examples of prototype systems are given as a basis for the examination of future links. Cable cross section, bandwidth, and transmission distance tradeoffs are compared with those of coaxial cable, to reveal the relative merits of the two media.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 July 1976
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0077, Fibers and Integrated Optics, (23 July 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.975722
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J. E. Goell, ITT Electro-Optical Products Division (United States)
C. K. Kao, ITT Electro-Optical Products Division (United States)

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

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