Fiber Optic Termination and Splicing

Optical fibers are connected to terminal equipment by optical fiber connectors. These connectors are usually of a standard type such as FC, SC, ST, LC,…

How an Optical Fiber Works? – Propagation of light and Total Internal Reflection

An optical fiber has a core and a cladding. The core diameter of a single mode fiber is approximately 9 micrometers. But more than the…

What are Submarine Communications Cables?

A submarine communications cable is a cable laid beneath the sea to carry telecommunication signals across continents connecting many countries. The first submarine communications cables…

Communication Through Optical Fibers

Optical fiber can be used as a medium for telecommunication and networking because it is flexible and can be bundled as cables. It is especially…

Hardwares for Aerial Fiber Optic Cable Installation

Because of the different types of fiber optic dead-ends and tangent assemblies available, it is necessary to select the proper one for the cable design…

Submarine Cable Repairing

This article talks about the submarine cable repairing. You may find this information at Wikipedia, but I took those information to summarize here for our…

What is Attenuation in an Optical Fiber?

Attenuation is the reduction of signal strength or light power over the length of the light-carrying medium. Fiber attenuation is measured in decibels per kilometer…

What are the Applications of Optical fibers and fiber optic related technologies?

Today the fiber optic technology has reached to the houses in many advanced countries. The demand for optical fiber and related services has grown tremendously…

What are the Advantages of Optical Fibers?

Every day we read news about new fiber optic projects coming up from many parts of the world. Fiber optic technology is relatively new in…