Timbercon supports Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and offers customers, engineers, students and anyone else this library of fiber optic-related knowledge to use and help guide you. If you can’t find the answer to your question below, feel free to contact us – we’re here to help!


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Fiber Optic Applications

From gigabit internet to space station communications and every in between, fiber optics are critical components in a wide range of applications. Learn more about what these applications are, and how fiber optics help make for a more connected world.

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Fiber optic and STEM education in our community is an important piece of who Timbercon is as a company. In support of fiber optic education, we have compiled this extensive list of fiber optic glossary terms. If you have any terms you’d like added to the glossary just let us know!



Check out this list of calculators Timbercon has put together to make your life just a bit easier.

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Fiber Optic FAQ

How does dB relate to the percentage of light transmitted? What are the mode-conditioning cables used for? What is the meaning of life? Most of these questions are answered in Timbercon’s extensive library of frequently asked questions. If you have any other questions be sure to reach out to us, we’re here to help!


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