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Optical Fibres, Cables and Systems

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The Handbook is intended as a guide for technologists, middle-level management, as well as regulators, to assist in the practical installation of optical fibre-based systems. Throughout the discussions on the practical issues associated with the application of this technology, the explanations focus on how ITU T Recommendations address them. It provides the organized insights of those who have created and lived with the evolution of the technology for several decades. Note: The soft-copy of this publication is downloadable free of charge on an exceptional basis, while hard-copy may eventually be purchased.

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General characteristics of optical cables

This Chapter is devoted to the description of the general characteristics of the optical cables. The basic purpose of optical fibre cable construction is to keep transmission and mechanical strength properties of the optical fibres stable in the course of the cable manufacturing, installation, and operation process.

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