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fiber optics

, fiberoptics
The transmission of light through flexible glass or plastic fibers by reflections from the side walls of the fibers. This permits transmission of visual images around sharp curves and corners. Devices that use fiberoptic materials are useful in endoscopic examinations.
See also: optics
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Clearfield designs, manufactures and distributes fiber optic management, protection and delivery products for communications networks.
He added: 'Gould Fiber Optics is a high-quality business, with a long standing tier one aerospace and defence customer base, complementary technology and a strong financial track record.
The use of the grid's fiber optic cable network will be the backbone of the NBP, allowing small telco players to connect and provide access across the country.
Both mechanical-splice and fusion-splice technologies are meeting the requirements in the field-installable fiber optic connector availability," Montgomery added.
Harb said the new fiber optics stations are part of his plan to upgrade the internet service to all of Lebanon by 2020.
DOST Undersecretary Louis Napoleon Casambre, executive director of ICT Office, said a fiber optic network connecting 160 government offices in Metro Manila is now ready and will be operational in a few weeks.
I know of shooters who tried fiber optic front sights and marveled about how their shooting improved.
R&M's latest fiber optic advancements highlight R&M's commitment to staying at the forefront of innovation in the market.
In many cases it is the "deal breaker" when a company is considering two sites, and one has fiber optic service available and the other doesn't, said Gus Comstock, the county's economic development director.
Learning about fiber optics is very relevant for today's Signal Corps Soldiers.
Lennie Lightwave's Guide to Fiber Optics is at www.LennieLightwave.com.

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