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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...

https://www.lightpointe.com/the-history
View Resource Fiber Optics

SFGate: SBC and Microsoft http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2004/06/23/MNGVR7AI711.DTL SBC Communications Inc. http://www.sbc.com/gen/press-room?pid=5838 How Stuff Works: How Fiber Optics Work http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/fiber-optic.htm Fiber Optic Reference Guide: A Brief History http://www.fiber-optics.info/fiber-history.htm PC World: Has Your Broadband Had Its...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2004/1119