Fiber optics find many uses in a wide variety of industries and applications. Some of the most popular uses of fiber optics are listed below!
Used in internet cables. As compared to traditional copper wires, fiber optic cables are less bulky, lighter, more flexible and carry more data.
- Data Storage
Used for data transmission
Used as light guides, imaging tools and also as lasers for surgeries.
Used as hydrophones for seismic and SONAR uses, as wiring in aircraft, submarines and other vehicles and also for field networking.
Used to connect users and servers in a variety of network settings and help increase the speed and accuracy of data transmission
Fiber is laid and used for transmitting and receiving purposes
Used for imaging in hard to reach areas, as wiring where EMI is an issue, as sensory devices to make temperature, pressure and other measurements, and as wiring in automobiles and in industrial settings.
Broadcast/cable companies are using fiber optic cables for wiring CATV, HDTV, internet, video on-demand and other applications