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Transmitter

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Transmitter
With respect to optical fiber cabling, a device that changes electrical signals to optical signals using a laser and associated electronic equipment such as modulators. Among various types of light transmitters are light-emitting diodes (LEDs), which are used in lower speed (100 to 256Mbps) applications such as FDDI, and laser diodes, which are used in higher speed applications (622Mbps to 10Gbps) such as ATM and SONET.
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