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Visible Light Communication (VLC) or LiFi

As the terms indicate, Visible Light Communication (VLC) make use of visible light spectrum. VLC is used for data communications and uses visible light in…

Laser Diodes in Fiber Optic Communication

Laser is an abbreviated form of ”Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation”. A laser is a device that produces optical radiation by the…

Difference Between Matched Clad and Depressed Clad Fibers

Single mode fibers used for telecommunication networks are designed carry optical signals for long distance with low transmission loss. One of the prime design criteria…

First Fiber Optic Cable for Wide Area Network by Rediffusion

People in the Hastings, East Sussex were witnessing a landmark event in the history of fiber optics when they spotted the installation staff drawing fiber…

All-Dielectric Self-Supporting (ADSS) Fiber Optic Cable

All-Dielectric Self-Supporting (ADSS) fiber optic cable is aerially installed fiber optic cable that has no metallic elements in its construction. In an ADSS cable, optical…

Indoor-Outdoor Optical Fiber Cable

Optical fiber cables that are installed in between outdoor environment and indoor environments are termed as Indoor-Outdoor cables. Indoor-Outdoor optical fiber cables are used to…

Deployment of FTTx needs a holistic approach

What we are focusing in this article is delivery of triple play services through passive optical networks as mentioned in recommendations and standards such as…

Fiber Optic Technology

Optical fibers are used extensively in telecommunications. Majority of telecom cables used in the field are optical fiber cables. Silica optical fibers are widely used…

Functions of Primary coating of Optical fibers

Coating of optical fiber is done to protect the bare silica fiber from outside environment. This is what generally comes in to our mind when…

Inner Primary and Outer Primary Coatings in Optical Fiber

Optical fibers are protected with outer coating material, that is flexible and has good resistance to the outside environments. This makes a bare optical fiber…