A bundle o optical feebres

An optical feebre is a flexible, transparent feebre made bi drawin gless (silica) or plastic tae a diameter slichtly thicker nor that o a human hair.[1] Optical feebres are uised maist eften as a means tae transmit licht atween the twa ends o the feebre an find wide uisage in feebre-optic communications, whaur thay permit transmission ower langer distances an at heicher bandwidths (data rates) nor wire cables.


  1. "Optical Fiber". www.thefoa.org. The Fiber Optic Association. Retrieved 17 April 2015.