Fiber optic cable

How Fiber-Optic Cables Really Work

New animated guide takes a look inside the anatomy of fiber-optic cables.  

Approximately 25% of Internet data usage is over fiber-optic cables, according to a recent technical blog from The Bookmark. Its new animated guide on How Fiber Optics Work includes facts about fiber-optic usage in the U.S., explains the physics of fiber optics, demonstrates how signals are transmitted, and uses animated graphics to help users visualize concepts such as total internal reflection and amplification.

Experience the animated guide here.

 

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish