Citations with the tag: FIBER optic cables
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- Latching Onto A New Idea.
// Product Design & Development; May2000, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p24
Describes how Minneapolis, Minnesota-based ADC designed its fiber-optic cabinet to ensure adequate protection for its fiber-optic cable. Design considerations; Services provided by the company; Two-door design; Absence of a center post; Latching mechanism. INSETS: SIMPLE DESIGN WITH ADDED...
- Fiber-optic cable project announced.
// Underground Construction; May97, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p60
Reports on the plans to construct a $1.4 billion undersea fiber-optic cable to connect China with the United States.
- Fiber-optic cable.
// Industrial Physicist; Aug1999, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p16
Speculates the increase on the length for undersea fiber optic cable by 2003. Factors affecting the increase; Spending plans of telecommunication companies for fiber optic cables; Growth on the capacity of fiber optic global network.
- Fiber lines ready to come to life.
Clark, Shasta // Crain's Cleveland Business; 11/17/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 46, p17
OneCleveland, is the much-hyped effort to bring high-speed Internet access to the Cleveland. On December 2, the fiber-optic lines on Euclid Avenue will come alive to give wired and wireless Internet access to people and businesses along their path. Businesses will be able to enter customer...
- Donations and buys give One Cleaveland more fiber.
Clark, Shasta // Crain's Cleveland Business; 11/17/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 46, p18
OneCleveland recently gained rights to nearly 400 miles of fiber optic cable that extends from Garfield Heights to Westlake and from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to Lake Erie. About 200 miles of fiber was donated to Case Western Reserve University, which in turn gave it to...
- Broadband static in Fox Valley towns.
Murphy, H. Lee // Crain's Chicago Business; 3/3/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p3
Reports on the plans of towns Geneva, Saint Charles and Batavia in Illinois to propose a $62 million broadband network of fiber optic cable. Services to be offered by the network; Need for the network; Opposers of the proposed plan.
- How to strip and clean fiber-optic cable.
Graham, William // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; Apr98, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p42
Enumerates steps on how to strip and clean indoor and outdoor fiber-optic cables. Procedure of cable preparation; Procedure for removing outer jacket of outdoor cables; Procedure for removing inner jacket. INSETS: Some facts about indoor FO cables.;Some `gel removing' tips.;Some facts about...
- Utility workers learn to install fiberoptic cable.
Marks, John // Electrical World; Aug97, Vol. 211 Issue 8, p29
Presents information on the installation of fiberoptic cable in the United States. Types of fiberoptic cable used for underground and overhead; Comments from Victor Monfort, supervisor of communications at Jacksonville Electric Authority; Perception that this type of installation is rather...
- Fiber optic company has its eye on local gas lines.
Brannon, Keith // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 12/31/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 28, p14
Examines the fiber optic-based Internet connection through local gas lines in California. Reduction on the cost of laying down fiber lines; Advantage of optic-based Internet; Assessment on the problems of telecommunications industry.
- Fiber stretched to chip interconnect.
Cataldo, Anthony // South Carolina Business Journal; Nov2001, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p1
Reports the creation of eschewing copper interconnect for connection of optical fiber optics in telecommunications in San Mateo, California. Promise for quality output in fiber optics; Relevance of fiber in the chip industry for I/O processor; Interest of several companies for using of fiber on...
- Fiber cable fundamentals.
Vokey, David // Telephony; 08/17/98, Vol. 235 Issue 7, p36
Stresses the need for companies that deploy fiber optic cable to weigh often-overlooked factors, such as proper grounding and contractor dig-ups, when they choose a cable design. Cost/performance tradeoffs of design options, metallic-armored or all-dielectric; Use of direct-buried design for...
- Fiber optic cable management system.
Vokey, David // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 01/26/2001, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p34A
Presents a patent for fiber optic cable management system in Long Island, New York. Inventor of the cable management system; Design and components of the system; Functions of the cable management system; List of patents issued to companies for the month of January 2001.
- Fiber optics upgrade is a national priority.
Fulgham, Hunter // American City & County; Mar1998, Vol. 113 Issue 3, p14
Provides information on fiber-optic cables, while highlighting that they are increasingly becoming a part of the infrastructure landscape. Installation of cables by local telephone and cable television companies; Increase in fiber kilometers in place in North America; What officials...
- Undersea fiber coasts to South America.
Harrison, Ben // Lightwave; Feb97, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p1
Reports that a $214 million Pan-American undersea fiber-optic cable system is planned to connect the United States with Central and South America, with commercial service expected to begin in mid-1998. MCI Corp. as the largest American shareholder of the system; Other five largest partners. ...
- Pigtails ease fiber-optic cable terminations.
Carvelli, Gail Leach // Lightwave; Feb97, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p74
Describes fiber-optic cables that contain a connector at one end ad an unterminated fiber at the other end. Cables' low attenuation and insertion loss; Component considerations.
- Fiber ring races under Pacific.
Harrison, Ben // Lightwave; Mar97, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p1
Reports on the completion of the $1.24 billion TPC-5 fiber-ring network which spans more than 24,000 kilometer between the United States and Japan. Cable network's ability to transmit 5 Gbits/second over one fiber pair; Network's closed loop system; Added restoration capabilities.
- Gemini submarine link steps closer to completion.
Hardy, Stephen // Lightwave; Oct97, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p1
Reports that the Gemini submarine fiber-optic cable venture is in its final stage of development with the final splicing of its southern route connecting London, England to New York City. Anticipated benefits of the project for telecommunications traffic in the two cities; Joint-venturing...
- Field-aging study shows strength of optical ground wire cable.
Lundergan, Mark L.; Dallas, Kurt M. // Lightwave; Oct97, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p39
Presents the results of a study conducted by Corning Inc. and Alcoa Fujikura Ltd. on field-aged fiber-optic cable to determine whether cable aging in the field is different with aging in the laboratory environments. Absence of signs of attenuation increase due to aging or bending; Attenuation...
- Network design and installation considerations.
King, Dion // Lightwave; May98, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p74
Focuses on several considerations in installing and designing an optical-fiber cabling plant. Information on logical topology; Details on physical topologies; Implementation of topologies.
- Economic analysis of high-capacity architectures in metro applications.
CARTER, STEVE // Lightwave; Dec98, Vol. 15 Issue 13, p92
Shows that OC-192 four-fiber bidirectional line-switched ring (BLSR) can save 15 percent over OC-48 metro dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) in equipment costs, time to market, engineering and installation costs, and footprint. Disadvantages of OC-192; Metropolitan application of...
- U.S. CLEC revenues are expected to climb steadily due to strong fiber deployments.
CARTER, STEVE // Lightwave; Sep99, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p156
Predicts the revenues of competitive local-exchange carriers (CLEC) in the United States (US). Annual growth rate of CLEC up to 2004; Categories of CLEC; Growth of the CLEC market in the US; Estimated length of fiber-optic cable deployed in the US in 1998.
- Digital solution for an analog environment.
Gall, Don; Shapiro, Mitch // Lightwave; Nov2000, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p28
Provides information on the hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) networks for fiber-optic cable and electronics. Limits of analog devices; Description of the Nyquist theory and filtering, which is one of the limitations of analog to digital converters.
- Cable management evolves to allow for change, human error.
Jenkins, Patrick // Lightwave; Oct2001, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p80
Focuses on improvements in cable-management systems. Components of the systems; Drawbacks of the traditional cable-management system; Common problems that can be solved by the enhanced cable-management systems.
- The next gen of platform developers.
Sweeney, Dan // America's Network; 7/1/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 10, p34
Provides information on next generation hybrid fiber platforms that the cable systems operators can use for augmenting their networks to deliver business services. Components of next generation platforms; Network management aspect of the platforms.
- Use innerduct to protect fiber cables inside buildings.
Mazaris, Dennis // Cabling Installation & Maintenance; Apr97, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p38
Offers advice on how to protect fiber optic cable from being damaged in the telecommunications closet. Cabling damages following installation; Considerations when using green-field tubing; Installation procedures.
- OTDR and index-matching gel help determine fiber's throughput.
Gipson, Wayne // Cabling Installation & Maintenance; Aug97, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p38
Presents a solution to the problem of routing fiber-optic cable into a building. Use of optical time-domain reflectometer (OTDR) and index-matching gel to determine adequacy of throughput in the cable; OTDR traces.
- From glass to optical fiber.
Dowling, Peter // Cabling Installation & Maintenance; Oct97, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p75
Examines the processes involved in manufacturing quality fiber-optic cables. Manufacture of pure glass preform; Drawing of preform; Test and measurement.
- Indoor/outdoor cable turns the corner.
Haber, Lynn // Cabling Installation & Maintenance; Jan1998, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p39
Details on innovations in indoor/outdoor fiber optic cables. Description of loose-tube and tight-buffered indoor/outdoor cable; General Photonnics' dry-core water-blocking and gel-flooding-type products in its indoor/outdoor cables; Fiber count features of indoor/outdoor cables; Criticisms of...
- Are air-blown fiber's merits overblown?
Dixon, Allen // Cabling Installation & Maintenance; Apr98, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p13
Describes the significant uses of fiber optic cables particularly the air-blown fiber (ABF) systems. Parts of the ABF systems; Process of installing fiber-optic cables; Installation requirement; Cost of installing the ABF systems.
- 50-micron fiber gets a second glance.
McLaughlin, Patrick // Cabling Installation & Maintenance; Aug98, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p33
Provides information on the 50 micron fiber optic cables. Categories of glass fiber optical fiber; Reasons for choosing the 62.5-micron fiber cable as a fiber-optic medium; Decision to include the 50-micron fiber in the specifications for Gigabit Ethernet.
- Fiber's new frontier: Small-form-factor connectors.
Abrams, Michelle // Cabling Installation & Maintenance; Feb2001, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p52
Develops technologies for field installation of fiber optic cables. Significance of installation speed; Names and model numbers of different products; Design of multi-fiber ferules to hold multi- or singlemode fibers.
- The importance of measuring fiber loss and distances.
Bird, Randy // Cabling Installation & Maintenance; Jun2001, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p19
Reports the importance of measuring fiber loss and distances. Need of variables for accurate measurement of fiber loss and distance; Role of vendors in identifying variables; Important terms for actual fiber budget calculations.
- Singlemode will go the distance.
Cliche, Ryan // Cabling Installation & Maintenance; May2002, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p51
Features the singlemode optical-fiber cable. Performance rating; Comparison between singlemode and multimode optical-fiber cables; Physical description of singlemode fiber and its function.
- Betting the bottom line on cables.
Poe, Robert // Telecom Asia; May97, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p48
Focuses on fiber optics cables for data communication. Factors behind growing use of this technology; Technological enhancements on this technology; Suitability of the Asia-Pacific region to submarine cables; Advantages and disadvantages over other communication options;.
- Giant maintenance fleet, more capacity for Project Oxygen.
Milburn, Ross // Telecom Asia; Oct97, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p12
States that Project Oxygen, the planned global super-Internet fiber optic network, will be maintained by a fleet of cable ships. Company behind the venture; Where the fleet of cable ships, together with associated facilities and personnel will be stationed; Expected benefits of the deployment...
- Low-power fiber-optic LEDs have high brightness.
Milburn, Ross // Electronic Design; 08/04/97, Vol. 45 Issue 16, p88
Presents information on the IF-E96 and IF-E97, low-powered and high-brightness red LEDs that mate with standard 1000-um-core, plastic optical fibre cable. Features of these devices; Contact information.
- Higher density and lower cost enhance fiber-optic components.
Peppler, Michael S. // Electronic Design; 02/09/98, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p113
Offers information on fiber optic technology. Details on the advantages of using fiber-optic technology. What fiber offers; Information on the cost of fiber; Investigation into ways of reducing the manufacturing costs of fiber optic technology; Conclusions reached.
- Not enought fiber?
Peppler, Michael S. // Telecommunications - Americas Edition; Jul97, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p20
Suggests that in 1998 there will be an increase in global demand for fiber optic cable. Information from KMI Corporation; Possibilityh of shortages in 2001 if fiber-making capacity is not increased.
- Fiber frenzy is on in North America.
Flanagan, Patrick // Telecommunications - Americas Edition; Feb2000, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p17
Reports on the deployment of fiber optic cables in North America by telecommunications providers as of February 2000. Study conducted by KMI Corp. on fiber optic networks deployment; Decrease of fiber optic assets percentage held by AT&T, MCI WorldCom and Sprint; Lowering of bit rate process;...
- Sub-sea telecoms holds growth potential.
Flanagan, Patrick // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction; Apr98, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p4
Focuses on the growth rates in sub-sea telecommunications. Information on a joint venture agreement between two American and two Japanese companies; Growth of the international telecoms market; Details on the demand for underwater telecoms cables.
- Long-distance cable systems being upgraded.
Johnston, Robert D. // Caribbean Business; 2/5/1998, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p24
Reports on the upgrading of the fiber optic cables under the water telephone network in the Caribbean Sea. Value of the upgrading; What the upgrades allow; Information on the three major fiber optic cables which connect Puerto Rico in other parts of the world; Who maintain these cables. INSET:...
Johnston, Robert D. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 2/21/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p34
Reports that a Japanese consortium which includes Marubeni Corp., Fujitsu Corp. and Furukawa has submitted the lowest bid for the contract to install a fiber optic cable from Nizwa to Salalah, Oman. Number of bids submitted for the project.
- The alchemy of GLASS.
Israelsohn, Joshua // EDN Europe; Jan2003, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p33
Focuses on dispersions that cause intersymbol interference and pattern dependent errors in fiber optic cable. Types of dispersions that can occur in multimode fibers; Suggestions to reduce intermodal dispersion; Sources of polarization mode dispersion; Types of chromatic dispersions; Mechanism...
- Spiral wrap protects and tidies up loose-tube optical fiber.
Bailey, Janice F. // Cabling Installation & Maintenance; Aug99, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p69
Presents a solution to a problem concerning fragile loose-tube fiber-optics that are exposed and unprotected at the patch-panel telecommunications closet. Procedure.
- County looking to build fiber network.
Miller, Jay // Crain's Cleveland Business; 3/3/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p2
Reports on the plans of Cuyahoga County, Ohio, to buy dormant fiber-optic cable to link county offices with a high-speed data and voice network that would replace leased network. Cost of the plan; Recommendations of the plan; Comments of Joseph P. O'Malley, director of the county's Information...
- Setting up for your fiber-optic cable pull.
Graham, William // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; Jan1998, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p32A
Presents a guide to the installation of fiber-optic cables in the United States. Overhead installation; Indoor installation; Innerduct; Underground installation; Guard and emergency manlift.
- New `highway' under construction.
Huneault, Greg // Northern Ontario Business; May98, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p1
Reports on the installation of a fibre optic transmission system in Northern Ontario. Identification of contractors for the project; Details on the fibre optic construction system; Comments from David Brierly, vice president of engineering for Ledcor Industries; Capabilities of the system.
- Worldwide appetite for fiber optic cable.
Huneault, Greg // Telephony; 04/28/97, Vol. 232 Issue 17, p39
Presents a graph showing the projected worldwide demand for fiber optic cable from 1996 to 2001. Study by KMI Corp.
- Fiber-In-Gas Pipeline Project Completed In Long Beach.
Griffin, Jeff // Underground Construction; May2003, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p34
Reports on the link of the communications by fiber optic cable placed in active natural gas pipelines in Long Beach, California. Reduction of the disruption of traffic; Methods of installing underground cable; Connection of conduit through the existing telecom duct.
- Hong Kong.
Griffin, Jeff // Telecom Asia; Mar97, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p10
Reports on the delay in the operation of a fiber optic cable that links Hong Kong and Beijing, China.