Survey of current technology related to fiber optics.
Mackinlay Leiceaga, Pedro
Kodres, Uno R.
McMasters, Alan W.
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The historical facts that brought todays scientists to use optical communication systems, and the possible advantages or disadvanteges of using fiber optic transmission medium were investigated. The requeriments and characteristics of the optical links and the problems related to their implementation were studied. Today's applications as well as the future ones, are discussed. An economic analysis and an effectiveness analysis was carried out to stablish future trends.