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Title: A Simple Fiber-Optic Communications System
Url: http://wimedialab.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ate10.sci.engin.syste...
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: In this video adapted from the ICT Center, students will "learn how rise-time analysis is performed to determine the maximum data range of a fiber optic communications system." The video also demonstrates how a transmitter, fiber, and receiver work together. The material is intended for students in grades 11-12. Running time for the video is 5:31.
The lesson is accompanied by discussion questions, teaching tips and state educational standards. Users who sign up for a free account can save the resource and download the video as well.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Engineering education
Education -- Special aspects of education -- Types of education -- Career education -- By region or country -- United States
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Telecommunication -- Optical communications -- Special topics, A-Z -- Fiber optics
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Tech prep
Key Concept: Electrical engineering -- Fiber optics
Date Issued: 2012
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: flash
Audience: Secondary Education
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-10-16 13:07:38 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2014-08-23 08:57:13 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 29
Resource URL Clicks: 5
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