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fibre optics

The science and technology of the transmission of light, including coherent laser light, along optical fibres and its applications. This has become important in medicine and surgery as it provides a method of internal illumination and examination through a natural orifice or through a very small artificial opening (endoscopy). Optical fibres can guide light around corners by virtue of the principle of total internal reflection. Bundles of fibres are used.
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The HFBR-5720L SFP fiber-optic transceiver is shipping now and is priced under $100 in low volume quantities.
Agilent will continue its fiber-optic transceiver development, including pin-through hole (PTH) solutions for host bus adapter card providers, and single mode 1300 nm laser solutions in both SFP and PTH packages, all planned to be available later this year.
Harris and Santel Networks will jointly demonstrate the 10 Gbps fiber-optic link during OFC, combining the Harris VR transponder with Santel Networks' electronic dispersion compensation product.
The Sabeus Sensor Systems' LightSense 3C Real-time Pressure, Temperature and Vibration Sensing System is a production turnkey, fiber-optic sensing system intended for permanent installation and continuous operation within well bores.
The Sabeus Sensor Systems' LightSense 400 Distributed Temperature Sensing System is a production turnkey, fiber-optic distributed temperature sensing system intended for permanent installation within well bores.
Sabeus has overcome the historical problems with instrumenting the borehole of oil and gas wells by developing a family of reliable, accurate, real-time fiber-optic sensor systems that are capable of withstanding, over long service lives, both repeated rough handling and extremes of pressure and temperature.
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Omega Engineering Launches OS4000 High-Speed Fiber-Optic
Ban Joo to Purchase Fiber-Optic Cable Business from TPG 81
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