Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 April 2004

368 Pages | numerous halftones and line figures


ISBN: 9780195162554

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City of Light

The Story of Fiber Optics

Revised and Expanded Edition

Jeff Hecht

Sloan Technology

  • Lively coverage of a rapidly developing field
  • Written for a general audience interested in technology
  • Hecht is the author of numerous historical and general interest scientific books, including Laser Pioneers (Academic Press). He has also written Understanding Fiber Optics (Prentice Hall), and the YA science book Optics: Light for a New Age (Scribner's).