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  • 1. By
    Jennifer Bonds
    Why fiber optics is the better option
  • 2. What is Fiber Optics?
    Fiber Cabling is used to broadcast
    communication signals between two points using light.
    It is made from glass or plastic that transports light throughout the fiber.
  • 3. Construction of a Fiber Strand
    1) Core
    2) Cladding
    3) Buffer
    4) Jacket
  • 4. Advantages
    Fiber is more environmentally friendly than Copper.
    Less of a fire risk
    Made from most proficient resource on earth, sand.
    Fiber has lower rates of attenuation than Copper
    Attenuation in Fiber—20 db/km
    Attenuation in Copper—30 db/km
  • 5. Advantages
    Fiber more flexible than Copper
    Lighter and smaller than Copper
    Uses less space in conduit
    II. Does not emit signals into the environment.
    I. Difficult to tap into a fiber wire’s signal.
    II. Easy to monitor
  • 6. Disadvantages
    More Expensive wiring
    500 feet of Fiber wire- 100 dollars
    500 feet of CAT 5e (copper) wire-
    50 dollars
    More expensive training/equipment
    I. High Cost specialized equipment
    II. Creating fiber cables are more complex
    than Copper.
  • 7. Recommendations
    Recommendation—Fiber will be a good choice because of more signal security, flexibility, and safer for the environment. Also, it is less attractive to thieves.
  • 8. Conclusions
    Conclusion- Fiber is the wave of the future. With
    the price of fiber going down 60 percent per
    year, it will only take some time before it catches
    with copper.
  • 9. References
    Bartelt, Terry. “Fiber Optics.” WISC-Online.com. 2008. Web. 24 Feb. 2011
    “Fiber Optic Communication”. Wikipedia.com. 10 Feb 2011. Web. 27 Feb. 2011
    < http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiber-optic_communication>
    Releford, Dallas. “When to use Fiber-Optic Cabling in your network installations” 23 July 2000.Web. 25 Feb. 2011. <http://www.techrepublic.com/article/when-to-use-fiber-optic-cabling-in-your-network-installations/5026671>
    “Optical fibers”. Edinformatics.com. Web. 27 Feb. 2011
    “Optical Fiber”. Wikipedia.com. 13 January 2011. Web. 27 Feb 2011.
  • 10. “Total Internal Reflection”. Wikipedia.com. 22 Febraury 2011. Web. 24 Feb 2011
    “Single Mode Fiber structure” [Online Image] Wikipedia Web. 21 Feb 2011
    “Advantages and Disadvantages of Fiber Optics” Tpub.com. Web. 23 Feb 2011
    “Attenuation versus frequency”. Siecor Corporation Via ScottsNetworkclass. [Online Image]
    Web 24 Feb 2011 <http://www.scottsnetworkclass.com/wire/gif/attenuation_FO.gif>
    Shuman, B. “Building and installing a reliable industrial Ethernet infrasture.” 2010 October. Web. 01 March 2011.
    <http://content.ebscohost.com.wf2dnvr1.webfeat.org/pdf25_26/pdf/2010/HYD/01Oct10/54423284.pdf?T=P&P=AN&K=54423284&S=R&D=a9h&EbscoContent=dGJyMMTo50SeprI4y9fwOLCmr0mep7BSs6i4TbGWxWXS&ContentCustomer=dGJyMN%2Fr8km549%2BB7LHjgfLt8QAA >
  • 11. References
    “Belden bulk fiber.”Nudata.com Web. 01 March 2011.
    < http://www.nudata.com/cables/bulkcable/belden_bulk.htm>
    “Raygo Cat 5e wire.” Tigerdirect.com Web. 01 March 2011
    < http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6572014&CatId=762>
    Jones, Jessica. “Copper Theft Prevention” E-how. Web. 29 Feb 2011
    “What are the main advantages and disadvantages of fiber-optic-based networks” Articles Base.Web 28 Feb 2011
    “Hot links to Metal Market Online” Pleo.com. Web. 01 March 2011.