Optical communication technology

Tetsuhiko Ikegami

Since optical fiber transmission is part of the infrastructure of society, its significance may not be apparent to users. However, if you place an international call over the Pacific of the Alantic Ocean, you may experience surprisingly clear communication due to optical Pulse Code Modulation (PCM). That is due to optical fiber transmission.

This article is only available as a PDF.

Download PDF

Publish Date:

Optical communication technology

Tetsuhiko Ikegami

Since optical fiber transmission is part of the infrastructure of society, its significance may not be apparent to users. However, if you place an international call over the Pacific of the Alantic Ocean, you may experience surprisingly clear communication due to optical Pulse Code Modulation (PCM). That is due to optical fiber transmission.

Log in or Become a member to view the full text of this article.

This article may be available for purchase via the search at Optica Publishing Group.

Optica Members get the full text of Optics & Photonics News, plus a variety of other member benefits.

Publish Date: 01 November 1990


Add a Comment

Share this Article

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT