Structure of Optical Fibers

Optical fibers are made of silica or plastic. Generally, optical fibers used in telecom field are silica based and those used in sensors and imaging…

What is Acceptance Angle?

The angle at which the core of an optical fiber accepts incoming light; usually measured from the fiber axis. Light entering at an angle greater…

History of Use of Light for Communication

One or other forms, the light has been guiding human beings through out their evolution and struggle for existence. The basic form of light we…

How Optical Fibers Transmit Messages?

Optical fiber is thin, long silica or plastic, cylindrical in structure that has found its applications in telecommunications, sensors, health industry, imaging etc. The extremely…

Optical Fiber or Optical Fibre?

Both spellings, fiber and fibre are correct. In United States and countries following the US style of English, it is Optical fiber. In UK and…