BCIT Physics Department

Demonstration Manual

Optics and Light

DOP 07 - Fibre Optics Kit


- To demonstrate transmission of light in a glass fibre.


DOP 07 - Fibre Optics Kit


Glass fibres are bundled together in various lengths to transmit light by principle of multiple internal reflection.


Either the penlite or the laser may be used to illuminate fibre bundles, including ones with branches.

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- Video Created at Utah State University by Professor Boyd F. Edwards and assistants.