OPTICAL TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION WITH GLASS FIBRES

The use of glass fibres for the optical transmission of information is still a relatively new technology, but it is nevertheless often said to be one of the future techniques for communications and signal transmission. The state of development is already so advanced that in several European countries test systems are in service or will go into operation within a year. The article reviews what has been achieved. After a description of some fundamentals, fields of application, glass fibre technology and systems are examined. The article concludes with instrumentation aspects, a table listing European test systems planned or in operation, and a look to the future.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Hestra Verlag

    Holzhofallee 33, Postfach 4244
    6100 Darmstadt 1,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Burkhardt, R
  • Publication Date: 1978-3

Language

  • German

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  • Accession Number: 00178927
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 29 1978 12:00AM