The Breakthrough Birth of Low-Loss Fiber Optics

@article{Hecht2020TheBB,
  title={The Breakthrough Birth of Low-Loss Fiber Optics},
  author={J. Hecht},
  journal={Optics \& Photonics News},
  year={2020},
  volume={31},
  pages={26-33}
}
  • J. Hecht
  • Published 2020
  • Engineering
  • Optics & Photonics News
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Charles Kao was the pioneer who suggested using glass fibre waveguide as a means of carrying laser-light over long distances for telecommunications traffic. In his seminal paper published in 1966, heExpand