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Fiber Optic Splicing is Effective in Improving Operations for Cable, Telephone, and Other Network Systems - Providence, RI

Joseph Coupal - Friday, October 31, 2014

Fiber optic splicing in Providence, RI is done for cable TV systems, telephone companies, and other network providers. Fiber optic splicing offers better performance than their counterparts. As a result a lot of companies are now making efforts to replace their old systems that are copper-wire-based.

Before the finished optical fibers are used, they undergo quality checks. They are tested for certain criteria such as attenuation of light signals, chromatic dispersion of various wavelengths of light, capacity of carrying digital information, refractive index profile, and fiber tensile strength and more. This is done to make sure that every operation in which they are used will be improved, especially in regards to security and speed.

The material used in fiber optic splicing is made purely of optical glass which has far fewer impurities. After drawing the strands of fiber optics, which are as thin as of human hair, the strands are arranged in bundles of optical cables and protected by a jacket which is their outer covering. Fiber optics are spliced and applied to communication systems. Each system includes a transmitter that produces and encodes the light signals that are conducted by optical fibers over a distance, and an optical receiver then receives the signals for decoding. As the system expands, the use of additional optical regenerators is needed to prevent signal loss from occurring over longer distances.

To find out more about how fiber optic splicing can be applied to your operations, contact Elec Comm.


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