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fibre optics in Communications topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfibre opticsˌfibre ˈoptics British English, fiber optics American English noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TCthe process of using very thin threads of glass or plastic to carry information in the form of light, especially on telephone lines 🔊 fibre optic cablesGRAMMAR: Singular or plural verb?Fibre optics is followed by a singular verb: Fiber optics is used extensively in modern technology.
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fibre opticsMeasuring current with light Another area of activity for King's is in fibre optics.DONs can be a fast way of establishing links between major conurbations, often by means of fibre optics.The DoI runs a mass of schemes to support research in particular areas, ranging from robots to fibre optics.