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Novel fiber optic probes for visualizing chromosome tips

Newly developed fiber optic probes provide a safe and simple technique that helps to visualize chromosome tips in living cells. To be more precise, the fiber probes have been produced by a team of researchers from Japan. They claim that such a fiber optic technology promotes researches into aging and numerous types of diseases, containing...

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Heat-resistant optical fibers

Fiber optic technology is a quickly developing, robust, and effective system. Fiber optic systems provide numerous benefits for radio and electronic systems. The thing is that optical fibers used in these systems are light-weight, they have a pretty low cost and very compact size than their copper opponents. Additionally, optical fibers and systems based on...

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Optical fibers with larger incidence angles

A team of researchers has presented a new fiber optic technology that increases the quality of data transfer. The thing is that modernized optical fibers combined with a new light coupling technique help to overcome blind spots that present in large incident angles. Therefore, new optical fibers can be useful in endoscopic and laparoscopic images...

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Improved fiber optic cables for less invasive surgery

A company-manufacturer of optical fiber products from the U.S. has developed a unique design structure made of polymer material. It allows for delivering laser beam light at a large 79-degree angle through the core of fiber optic cables, offering up to 1.8 times more light. To be more precise, these fiber cables have a unique...

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Pressure parameter transforms optical fibers

Recent developments of optical fibers made of silica glass under the high level of pressure advance essentially improved data transmission. To be more precise, a team of researchers from the U.S. has demonstrated a fiber optic technology that applies computer simulations and shows a significant reduction (more than half) of signal loss when using silica...

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Fiber optic cables operate in a vacuum

A team of scientists from England has developed a fiber optic cable that allows for carrying data at virtually 100%of the vacuum-speed of light. They have succeeded to perform it by producing a fiber cable with a hollow core and special inner walls that prevent refraction. To be more precise, standard fiber optic cables enable...

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Optical fibers with the significantly reduced noise factor

Fiber optic technology quickly finds a way into human life, applying virtually in all fields of industries. Nowadays optical fibers are employed in smart technologies and devices, they help to perform complex surgeries, and it seems that there is a finish. Nonetheless, fiber optic technology continues to develop.  Thus, recently a team of scientists from...

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A simple way to produce optical fibers

Recently a new way to produce special optical fibers has been presented by a scientist from Brasil. This fiber optic technology is considered to be simpler, faster, and cheaper than the standard technique used all around the world, herewith, it allows for changing the production process of fiber optic systems based on optical fibers, for...

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Flexible fiber optic probes perform neural stimulation of high level

The application of fiber optic probes is regarded as the leading technology that allows for the detection and manipulation of neural behavior while they have significant scientific and technological potential. At the same time, the flexibility of biocompatible fiber probes remains the main challenge for researchers, even though functional neural probes have been recently produced....

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Undersea application of robust optical fibers

Numerous land and undersea oil industries use temperature sensing to provide a high level of safety and functionality in severe environmental conditions. For instance, silica-based optical fibers are widely applied as DTS and DAS systems because they allow detecting various signals and recording them along the length of the fiber optic cables. It should be...