Silicon dioxide (SiO2).

Note 1: Silica may occur in crystalline or amorphous form, and occurs naturally in impure forms such as Quartz and sand. Note 2: Silica is the basic material of which the most common communication-grade optical fibers are presently made.

Related Terms
All Silica Fiber,   Hard Clad Silica Fiber,   Plastic Clad Silica PCS Fiber,   Plastic-Clad Silica Fiber,   Silica Fibers,  

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