Understanding Fiber-Optic Communications

Geoff Myers

Category: Fiber Optics

Length: 9 hours

Prerequisite: None


This course, along with its companion course materials, is an introduction to the technology of fiber-optic communications — sending communications over hair-thin strands of ultra-pure glass. It presents a vendor-neutral overview of the basics of fiber optics components and how they are used in telecommunications networks. The intended audience is workgroups and individuals who need to know how light traveling through fiber-optic cables is used in transmitting voice, data, and video over a wide range of applications.

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