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Fiber Optic Reference Guide, 3rd Edition by David Goff

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11 FIBER OPTIC APPLICATIONS

 

Advantages of fiber optic systems such as light weight, small size, large bandwidth, and EMI immunity make these systems applicable to a wide range of fields and uses.

BROADCAST

The broadcast industry is at the threshold of two major technological revolutions. The first is the rapid move to digitized video. The second is a move to some form of enhanced definition television such as HDTV (high-definition television) or enhanced NTSC (National Television Standards Committee). The combination of these two revolutions make fiber optic technology inevitable. Fiber optic links can support both video and audio broadcast transmissions as well as data transmission. Video transport signal types include multichannel (4, 12, ...

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