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View Resource FSO: Free Space Optics

This enlightening Web site introduces the concept of Free Space Optics (FSO), a method of optical communication that uses lasers or light-emitting diodes as a means of data transmission. As long as there is a direct line of sight between two locations, there exists a potential for using FSO technology. Since the speed of light in air is faster than in the glass of fiber optics, "it is fair to...
View Resource Fiber Optics

SFGate: SBC and Microsoft SBC Communications Inc. How Stuff Works: How Fiber Optics Work Fiber Optic Reference Guide: A Brief History PC World: Has Your Broadband Had Its...