TY - CHAP A1 - Patrick Steglich A2 - Fabio De Matteis ED1 - Patrick Steglich ED2 - Fabio De Matteis Y1 - 2019-09-04 PY - 2019 T1 - Introductory Chapter: Fiber Optics N2 - Optical fibers in metrology, telecommunications, sensors, manufacturing, and health science have gained massive research interest. The number of applications is increasing at a fast pace. This book aims to present a collection of recent advances in fiber optics, addressing both fundamental and industrial applications. It covers the current progress and latest breakthroughs in emergent applications of fiber optics. The book includes five chapters on recent developments in optical fiber communications and fiber sensors, as well as the design, simulation, and fabrication of novel fiber concepts. BT - Fiber Optics SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.85495 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.85495 SN - 978-1-83881-156-3 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-20 ER -