Ceramic and Metallic Ferrule Connectors

Fiber optic connectors made of ferrules are known as Ferrule connectors. Ferrule connectors have two cylindrical plugs. Other parts of a ferrule connector include an…

Analog and Digital Signals

In modern day communication systems, transmission data is available in either analog or digital format. Transmission signal varies continuously along the time axis in the…

Alexander Graham Bell and Photophone

Photophone, which was developed by the legend Alexander Graham Bell and his assistant Charles Sumner was the predecessor of the current fiber optic communication. When…

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…

Non-Telecom Applications of Optical fibers

There are situations in modern equipment where electrical power transmission is required, but metallic conductors can not be used. Optical fibers comes to the rescue…

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…