In fiber-optic communication, any of a number of noncrystalline, amorphous inorganic substances, formed, by heating, from metallic or Semiconductor oxides or halides, and used as the material for fibers.

Note: The most common glasses are based on silicon dioxide (SiO2).

Related Terms
Chalcogenide Glass,   Cladding Glass,   Flint Glass,   Fluor Crown Glass,   Rare Earth Type Glass,  

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