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City of Light

The Story of Fiber Optics

City of Light( )
Author: Hecht, Jeff
Series title:Sloan Technology Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-516255-4
Publication Date:Apr 2004
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $33.95
Book Description:

City of Light tells the story of fiber optics, tracing its transformation from 19th-century parlor trick into the foundation of our global communications network. Written for a broad audience by a journalist who has covered the field for twenty years, the book is a lively account of both the people and the ideas behind this revolutionary technology. The basic concept underlying fiber optics was first explored in the 1840s when researchers used jets of water to guide light in...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Fiber Optics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 6 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.113 Pounds



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