Fiber optic communication links

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Fiber optics is a new, emerging technology which offers relief from many of the problems which limited past communications links. Its inherent noise immunity and high bandwidth open the door for new designs with greater capabilities. Being a new technology, certain problems can be encountered in specifying and installing a fiber optic link. A general fiber optic system is discussed with emphasis on the advantages and disadvantages. It is not intended to be technical in nature, but a general discussion. Finally, a general purpose prototype Sandia communications link is presented.

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Meyer, R. H. January 1, 1980.

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Fiber optics is a new, emerging technology which offers relief from many of the problems which limited past communications links. Its inherent noise immunity and high bandwidth open the door for new designs with greater capabilities. Being a new technology, certain problems can be encountered in specifying and installing a fiber optic link. A general fiber optic system is discussed with emphasis on the advantages and disadvantages. It is not intended to be technical in nature, but a general discussion. Finally, a general purpose prototype Sandia communications link is presented.

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Pages: 20

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • IMOG meeting held on subgroup environmental testing, Albuquerque, NM, USA, 20 May 1980

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  • Report No.: SAND-80-1290C
  • Report No.: CONF-800574-1
  • Grant Number: EY-76-C-04-0789
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5376935
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1065079

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Meyer, R. H. Fiber optic communication links, article, January 1, 1980; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1065079/: accessed April 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.