TY - CHAP A1 - Jianjun Yu ED1 - Christophe Lethien Y1 - 2009-12-01 PY - 2009 T1 - Application of Graded-Index Plastic Optical Fiber in Broadband Access Networks N2 - The optical fibre technology is one of the hop topics developed in the beginning of the 21th century and could substantially benefit applications dealing with lighting, sensing and communication systems. Many improvements have been made in the past years to reduce the fibre attenuation and to improve the fibre performance. Nowadays, new applications have been developed over the scientific community and this book fits this paradigm. It summarizes the current status of know-how in optical fibre applications and represents a further source of information dealing with two main topics: the development of fibre optics sensors, and the application of optical fibre for telecommunication systems. BT - Optical Fiber SP - Ch. 15 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/7563 DO - 10.5772/7563 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-07-25 ER -