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cladding
Of an optical fiber, one or more layers of material of lower refractive index, in intimate contact with a core material of higher refractive index. 2. A process of covering one metal with another (usually achieved by pressure rolling, extruding, drawing, or swaging) until a bond is achieved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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