Flexible fiber interfaces for photonics applications
Fiber Optics are being used increasingly in commercial applications because of it's bandwidth capacity, enviromental durability, and it's ability to be deployed in numerous applications and markets. The light transmitted by fiber optics can be used as a power source, a digital signal transfer, or for analog analysis in sensing and measurement applications. In the past optical fibers were used primarily in the data and telecom industries, but new research has resulted in many new applications for fiber optic components. These applications cover markets such as bio-medical, measurement intruments, laser delivery and sensing.