12 May 1992 Data collection in fiber optics: strengths and weaknesses
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Fiber optics is a comparatively young but maturing industry. In effect, it's about 11 years old, or nearing maturity since it has been used commercially for about that long, give or take a few years. Fiber optics has been vital for the modernization of our long-distance telecommunications networks and promises untold benefits for all of us in the years to come. Further, it has been identified in government and private sector bodies how `critical' this technology is. Why don't we have commonly accepted statistics about this critical industry? The objective of this paper is to describe the situation in fiber optics data collection today, the reasons why, and what we might be able to do about it.
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James M. McCarthy, James M. McCarthy, } "Data collection in fiber optics: strengths and weaknesses", Proc. SPIE 1617, International Competitiveness and Business Techniques in Advanced Optics and Imaging, (12 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.58906; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.58906


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