Inventing the (Fiber Optic) Future

Before 1972, New York company Corning was known mainly for making TV picture tubes and for the iconic cookware bearing its name. But behind the scenes, the work of a small group of scientists was about to dramatically change the company’s legacy while redefining the entire field of telecommunications. Here, the renowned scientist Peter Schultz recounts how Corning sparked the fiber optic revolution, and explains how fiber remains an essential enabler of cable’s next era.

Read the source article at Home | Broadband Library

Categories: Fiber, FOTC, SCN

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