ENGRI111_10_photonics1 - ENGRI 111 Photonics Chapter 21 in...

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ENGRI 111 ENGRI 111 Pho to nic s Chapter 21 in the Book
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Photonics Photonics Until the  e a rly 70s  the  de m a nd fo r lo ng - dis ta nc e  c o m m unic a tio ns  c o uld b e  m e t b y  e le c tro nic  indus try Ele c tro nic  tra ns m is s io n a lo ne  b e c a m e   una b le  to  a c c o m m o da te  ne e ds A ne w te c hno lo g y ne e de d Pho to nic s Philip Ball – Made to Measure
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Photonics Photonics Info rm a tio n is  tra ns m itte d b y pho to ns   (lig ht) ra the r tha n e le c tro ns Firs t o ptic a l fib e r tra ns m is s io n line   ins ta lle d in 1988 Mo s t lo ng -dis ta nc e  C u c a b le s  ha ve  b e e n  re pla c e d – s o m e  s ho rt dis ta nc e   a pplic a tio ns G la s s  o ptic a l fib e rs  c a n c a rry tho us a nds  o f  tim e  m o re  info rm a tio n tha n C u wire s  with  le s s  po we r c o ns um ptio n
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Optoelectronics Optoelectronics All o f the  da ta  ha ndling  a t e a c h e nd o f fib e r is   do ne  b y e le c tro nic s Ele c tro nic  s ig na ls  ne e d to  b e  c o nve rte d to  lig ht  s ig na ls  a nd b a c k Optoelectronics
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