Optical Fibers

  • Stewart D. Personick
Part of the Applications of Communications Theory book series (ACTH)


The purpose of this chapter is to describe optical fibers in terms of their input—output characteristics; to describe the methods by which fibers are fabricated; and to review cabling, splicing, and connectorization techniques, which are key to the practical utilization of the fibers.


Silica Glass Single Mode Fiber Fiber Core Index Fiber Multimode Fiber 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stewart D. Personick
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  1. 1.Bell Communications ResearchRed BankUSA

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