Brewer, S. Theodore Formerly, Undersea and Lightwave Engineering Department, Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, New Jersey.
- Optical communications cables
- Coaxial cable communications systems
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A cable that transmits information signals between geographically separated points. The heart of a communications cable is the transmission medium, which may be optical fibers, coaxial conductors, or twisted wire pairs. A mechanical structure protects the heart of the cable against handling forces and the external environment. The structure of a cable depends on the application.
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