Definition of Fibre optics

1. Noun. The transmission of light signals via glass fibers.

Exact synonyms: Fiber Optics, Fiberoptics, Fibreoptics
Generic synonyms: Transmission
Derivative terms: Fiber-optic, Fibre-optic, Fiberoptic, Fibreoptic

Definition of Fibre optics

1. Noun. The transmission of light through fine flexible glass or plastic fibres, especially as a medium for communications networks. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibre Optics

fibre-optic transmission system
fibre-reinforced plastic
fibre bundle
fibre bundles
fibre cell
fibre optic
fibre optic cable
fibre optics (current term)
fibreoptic endoscope

Literary usage of Fibre optics

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1. Basic Studies in the Field of High-Temperature Engineering: Second by Nihon Genshiryoku Kenkyūjo (2002)
"Ceramic fibre optics are the only tools that could render the solid-made HTGR ... In the meantime, fibre optics have refractory properties in HTGR cores, ..."

2. Social Sciences and Innovation by OECD Staff, Oecd (2001)
"Every major transmission system - a pair of copper wires, coaxial cables, microwaves, satellites, fibre optics - has been subject to extensive later ..."

3. Netherlands by OECD Staff (2004)
"KPN, however, is currently lobbying the government for financial assistance in the roll-out of broadband infrastructure - taking fibre optics "to the home". ..."

4. Telecommunications Equipment: Changing Markets and Trade Structures by Dimitri Ypsilanti, Amy Plantin (1991)
"US$ million 3.1 fibre optics The most influential new technology of the 1980s was within the transmission equipment market. Fibre optic technology has ..."

5. Universal Service and Rate Restructuring in Telecommunications by OECD Staff (1991)
"KTAS operates a hybrid network for the distribution of programming using fibre optics. This technology also is being installed in the public network. ..."

6. Creating Knowledge Networksby Glenda Kruss by Glenda Kruss (2007)
"Free-space optics systems are a potential alternative to other telecommunications media such as fibre optics and radio frequency technologies, ..."

7. Technical Digest Symposium on Optical Fiber Measurements edited by P. A. Williams, G. W. Day (2001)
"... directional couplers, polarisers, etc) of conventional fibre optics. Furthermore, although the nonlinear interaction occurs in the narrow waist, ..."

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