Optical fiber

In this topic, you will learn about, Optical fiber.

Optical fiber was introduced by China in 2001. It is a type of guided transmission medium that allows transmitting a very large amount of data or information very speedily. Optical fiber transmits data in liquid form. It is made up of flexible transparent fiber made by drawing glass (silica) and fiber with plastic cover where fiber’s diameter is equal to human hair.

Nowadays, it is used to establish a broadband connection and allow the transmission of data or information with a speed of a minimum of 10 Mbps. It is used with the physical layer. It is also known as fiber optics cable. It implements full-duplex communication. It uses bandwidth within 30 km and specifies a modem with a 5 km gap. The USA has the best modems and bandwidth supported with fiber optic cable. It specifies 2500 GB speed. It generally used to establish transmission between two exchanges.

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