Fiber-optic solutions

Luff, John
April 2011
Broadcast Engineering (World Edition);Apr2011, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p60
The article reports on the use of fiber-optic as the medium for transmission in the broadcasting technologies. It discusses the origination of fiber optics to be integrated to broadcasting devices for proper transmission of digital signals to long distance areas. It notes on fiber optics history and discoveries including John Logie Baird's image transmission on light pipes and Narinder Singh Kapany's invention on optical fiber. It offers the advantages of fiber optics on signal distribution.


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