3 December 1987 The Role Of Fiber Optics On Commercial Aircraft
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Proceedings Volume 0840, Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942603
Event: Cambridge Symposium on Fiber Optics and Integrated Optoelectronics, 1987, Cambridge, MA, United States
Abstract
The role of fiber optics on next-generation commercial aircraft is considered. The benefits and difficulties associated with fiber optics on aircraft are reviewed, as well as the most promising near-term fiber optic technologies for aircraft applications. An overview of the Fiber Optics Readiness Program at Douglas Aircraft Company is presented, and some likely fiber optic interfaces are given.
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John R. Todd, "The Role Of Fiber Optics On Commercial Aircraft", Proc. SPIE 0840, Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms, (3 December 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.942603; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942603
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