A fiber-optic cable uses thin, pliable glass fibers to transmit optical signals. The information to be transmitted must be in digital form. A fiber-optic cable usually consists of several thousand fibers. Particular advantages of fiber-optic technology are its high transmission capacity (e.g. 100,000 telephone calls with one fiber) and the fact that it is not sensitive to electromagnetic interference.
- Fiber-Optic Cable
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