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FOA Lecture 13: Testing Fiber Visually

FOA Lecture 13: Testing Fiber Visually

This is Lecture 13 in the FOA series on fiber optics. This lecture looks at ways to test fiber visually, tracing fibers, finding faults or areas of high loss, using microscopes to inspect connectors and interferometers to inspect singlemode connectors. The presenter also shows how to "see" the infrared light in fiber optic systems using a digital camera. Running time for the lecture is 8:18. Flash is required to view the video.... Show More


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