Essays Tagged: "glass fibers"

Fiber Optic Cable facts

ith vast potential importance, fiber optics is thechanneled transmission of light through hair-thin glass fibers.'[ Less expensive than copper cables[ Raw material is silica sand[ Less expensive to ma ... d until the LASERor LED had been invented. Most of these advances occurred in the 1970s, and by 1977glass-purifying and other fiber-optic manufacturing techniques had also reached thestage where inter ...

(5 pages) 126 0 2.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Notes on some of the different types of Adhesives

and the highest temperature of all synthetic adhesives-high moisture resistance-used as binders for glass fibers used as insulationEpoxy Resin-extremely strong-may be use to secure porous as well as n ... acky on the insideGlazing compounds-similar to caulking compounds except that they are used to seal glass in sash or window openingsJoint Sealants-used to provide weatherproof joints where movement mi ...

(2 pages) 26 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Optical fiber

Optical Fibers are glass fibers usually about 120 micrometers in diameter that are used to deliver wave signals in the ... nications or computer data.Fiber optic communications is dependent on the principle that light in a glass medium can carry more information over longer distances than electrical signals can carry in a ... er distances than electrical signals can carry in a copper or coaxial medium. The purity of today's glass fiber mixed with advance electronics system allows fiber to transmit digitized light signals w ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Optical Fiber Communications and DWDM

signals. The core of Fiber optic cable is composed of one or more thin strands of either very pure glass or plastic, millions of which can be bundled together in a sheathing.In 1860, Alexander Graham ... ter, American researchers were able to demonstrate the transmission of an image through a bundle of glass fibers. Researchers began experimenting with cladding which greatly improved transmission char ...

(3 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

F117 nighthawk stealth fighter

loy is black and has great radar-energy absorbency.(Jones, 1989, p.45) Fibaloy is made by inserting glass fibers into plastic. (Jones, 1989, p.45) Another RAM is Reinforced Carbon Fiber. Reinforced Ca ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History