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Articles by Alina-Stefan:

Illustrated Optical Fiber Glossary (F –M)

Mastering a new topic cannot be done without mastering the vocabulary first. Last month in Illustrated Optical Fiber Glossary (F – M) I got you started. This month I will cover F through M in my Illustrated Optical Fiber Glossary. Fabry-Perot (FP) Generally refers to any device (e.g., laser diode) that uses mirrors in an…

09 Jul 2016 Microscopy & Imaging

Illustrated Optical Fiber Glossary (A – E)

Sometimes the biggest hurdle to mastering a new topic is mastering the vocabulary. To help you master optical fibers I put together this illustrated glossary of Optical Fiber Vocabulary. Read this along with my first article “Introduction to Optical Fibers” and you will be well on your way to mastering optical fibers. Acceptance Angle The…

15 Jul 2015 Microscopy & Imaging

Introduction to Optical Fibers, Part 1

Everybody’s talking about them, tens of millions use them, but do you know anything about optical fibers/cables? Well you should. In this first (of many) articles I will cover the basics of optical fibers, what they look like and what they are made of. Optical Fiber Anatomy First thing first, the terms “optical fiber” and…

09 Jun 2015 Microscopy & Imaging