In case of fiber-optic cables, which transmission mode is used for transmitting data over long distances?

Infrared
Multimode
Radio
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In fiber-op­tic com­mu­ni­ca­tion, a sin­gle-­mode optical fiber (SMF) is an optical fiber designed to carry light only directly down the fiber - the trans­verse mode. These modes define the way the wave travels through space, i.e. how the wave is dis­trib­uted in space.

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flagPoland
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men36%
women30%
Infrared
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Radio
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Single mode
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