Subject: What is the speed of light in a fiber optic cable?
Date: Tue Feb 20 17:24:18 2001
Posted by Jeff
Grade level: undergrad
City: Ottawa State/Province: Ontario
Area of science: Physics
As I understand it, the speed of light in a transparent substance is
299782458m/s / Refractive Index. Given the core of a fiber optic cable is
primarily SiO2, with small amounts of other dopants, what would be a true
approximation of the speed of light through it?
Re: What is the speed of light in a fiber optic cable?
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