Optics & Photonics

OFS to Present Live Demonstration of TeraWave(TM) ULL Optical Fiber at OFC 2016

March 24, 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif. – OFC 2016, Booth 2633 -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products and solutions will showcase a live demonstration using a combination of Ciena's Waveserver™ stackable interconnect system and OFS' TeraWave™ ULL fiber, illustrating delivery of lower cost per bit transport for customers, with maximum capacity per... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Fiber Laser One Micron Optics have low-absorption coatings.

November 3, 2015

Featuring low-absorption (<50 ppm at 1.03–1.08 microns), fused silica substrates, 1 Micron Optics include lenses, protective windows, and nozzles for OEM high-power fiber laser systems. AR coatings on lenses and windows have high laser-damage threshold (>10 J) for extended life, while minimal absorption ensures quality cutting without thermal lensing and focus shift. With pinpoint focal length tolerance of ±0.5%, Fiber optics suits all 1 micron applications in 1,030–1,080 Nm range. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

SWDM Alliance Formed to Support Duplex Multimode Fiber for Enterprise and Data Center Applications at 40 and 100 Gbps

September 24, 2015

Organization to drive industry-wide adoption of Shortwave Wavelength Division Multiplexing (SWDM) technology, leveraging data center operators' investments in duplex multimode fiber infrastructure SUNNYVALE, CALIF. – Nine companies today announced the formation of an interest group to drive cost-effective utilization of duplex multimode fiber (MMF) infrastructure in cloud and... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Heavy Duty Fiber Optics withstand harsh environments.

August 7, 2015

Featuring flexible 304 stainless steel tube, Vantage Line of polyethylene-jacketed plastic fibers are protected from crushing or abrasion in harsh industrial environments. Eight models are available, 4 with opposed sensing mode and 4 with diffuse sensing mode, in 1 m and 2 m options. All heavy-duty fibers are compatible with Banner’s existing plastic fiber amplifiers, including DF-G family. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Plastic Fiber Optics combine flexibility, capacity, reliability.

March 23, 2015

Made of high-purity PMMA, Toray RAYTELA fiber optics exhibit low attenuation and high reliability. Fiber diameter ranges from 250 µ to 3,000 µm, and design promotes transmission capacity, noise resistance, and flexibility. Areas of use include such fields as short-distance communications, automotive, medical, industrial, and decorative sectors. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Fiber Recoaters feature automatic operation.

January 12, 2015

Consisting of programmable resin injection quantity and colored/non-colored fiber recoating capability, Models FSR-05, FSR-06, and FSR-07 feature exchangeable molds for common coating sizes, including 196, 255, 280, 450, 670, and 1,000 µm. Model FSR-05 is designed without proof tester, while Model FSR-06 includes proof tester with linear clamping system, and Model FSR-07 incorporates mandrel proof tester. All include PC interface via USB. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Open Pin Field Arrays deliver high-speed performance.

July 8, 2013

High-density LP Array™ (LPAM and LPAF Series) supports high-speed applications that require reliable, high-pin count solutions in low-profile design. Available in 4, 4.5, and 5 mm mated heights with up to 180 total pins in 4 or 6 row configurations, arrays feature dual wipe contact system on 1.27 x 1.27 mm pitch grid for maximum grounding and routing flexibility. Lead-free solder crimp terminations facilitate processing, and tin-lead solder crimp is also available. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

AEPONYX Showcases Easiest and Most Future Proof WDM-PON Solution with 40 Channels on a Single Fiber at OFC/NFOEC 2013

March 19, 2013

BREA, Calif., MONTREAL and DAEJEON, South Korea - AEPONYX inc. will be showcasing at the OFC/NFOEC2013 Exposition in Anaheim on March 19-21, 2013 the industry's easiest and most future proof, long-reach, single fiber, 40 channels WDM-PON solution. AEPONYX has achieved another world first; a truly standalone single fiber WDM-PON Solution composed strictly of WDM-PON Passives and small form... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Phoenix Photonics to Unveil New SDM Components at OFC 2013

March 12, 2013

Phoenix Photonics, the UK-based optical fiber components specialist, will launch a new range of fiber spatial mode control components, complementing its polarization mode control range, later this month at OFC (19 - 21 March, Anaheim Convention Center, CA, Booth #1710). Phoenix will showcase mode converters for Few Moded Fibers and Photonic Lantern technology for SDM (Space Division... Read More

Optics & Photonics

HP Compatible 10GBASE-SR SFP+ Transceiver Designed for Multi-Mode Fiber

February 12, 2013

Toronto, Canada - GAO Comm ( www.GAOComm.com ) is offering its HP compatible 10GBASE-SR SFP+ transceiver designed for multi-mode fiber. This transceiver is compliant with Gigabit Ethernet and Fiber Channel standards making it ideally suited for 10 G Datacom and storage area network applications. This HP compatible 10GBASE-SR SFP+ transceiver, model C01CO101, operates at a wavelength of 850... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Services

Laser-Induced Damage to Large Core Optical Fiber by High Peak Power Laser

February 11, 2013

BiOS / Photonics West 2013, Booth #8917, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA - OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic products, announced the presentation, on Saturday February 2, 2013 at the SPIE BiOS/Photonics West Conference, of a paper titled "Laser-induced damage to large core optical fiber by high peak power laser," authored by Dr. Xiaoguang Sun and Dr.... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Specialty Optical Fibers and Assemblies from Fiberguide at Photonics West

February 5, 2013

Stirling, N.J. - Fiberguide Industries will demonstrate its specialty optical fibers and high power assemblies for medical and industrial applications at the 2013 SPIE Photonics West exhibition, booth 1930. The show takes place from February 2-7 at the Moscone Center (San Francisco, Calif.).<4444>Fiberguide's full range of specialty optical fibers will be on display, including gold and aluminum... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multiplexer Appliance supports OC-3 and STM-1 standards.

September 5, 2012

Providing up to 84 T1 spans or 63 E1 spans, Model STM1-Mux offers capacity to connect 2,016 simultaneous calls. Unit supports direct cable connection with A116 high density digital telephony board, eliminating cross-connect wiring for each group of 16 E1/T1 spans terminated in high-density deployments. Combined with other Sangoma solutions supporting SS7 and SIP signaling and multiple transmissions standards, STM1-Mux can form complete platform to support many business applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Scalable Fiber Optic Simulator features removable modules.

August 27, 2012

User-configurable for applications such as physical network emulation and equipment certification, Fiber Lab Flex(TM) Optical Fiber Testing Platform consists of one 19 in. rack mountable instrument that accepts up to 10 removable modules. Each module can be filled with up to 10 km of any fiber type or brand and supplied with any standard connector. This allows for mixing of different lengths while yielding repeatable results. Fully loaded module weighs 4.75 lb and measures 9.5 x 1.5 x 11 in. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Fiber Optic Multiplexers operate in UV region of spectrum.

March 21, 2011

Providing rapid switching between single UV spectrometer and up to 16 sampling points, FMX-200U Series is suited for pharmaceutical dissolution monitoring as well as analysis of aromatic compounds and other strongly absorbing chromophores. Multiplexers utilize pair of retro-reflecting switching prisms to switch both transmitted signal from spectrometer and signal returning to optical detector. Units can be controlled from remote computer via RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485 port. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Communications Switch/Multiplexer suits extreme environments.

June 9, 2010

Able to operate as OC-48 SONET multiplexer and/or GbE switch, SEL ICON (Integrated Communications Optical Network) features precise time distribution accurate to 1 µs over WAN. It also offers real-time latency monitor for each channel and support for SONET, Ethernet, and DS0 interfaces such as C37.94 and EIA 232. Product can be managed from one or several locations and is available in 19 in., shelf-mount package and 8 in. DIN-rail or panel-mount package. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multiplexers target high-density CCTV applications.

June 1, 2009

Available for use over multimode or single mode optical fiber, F32V8DT/R(M)(S)1 Series video/data multiplexer transmitters/receivers support 32 channels of video with 8 channels of bi-directional serial data. Units offer 10-bit RS250C Short-Haul Quality video performance and can transport video up to 20 km between locations. Series is suited for applications such as airports and parking garages, which require large number of CCTV cameras and may have remote control center. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

CWDM Optics expand existing fiber capacity.

April 16, 2008

With 1 GHz CHP CORWave, MSOs can leverage existing fiber networks for delivery of HD-On-Demand, SDV, and business services. When deployed with ARRIS OptiMax4100 4 x 4 segmentable nodes, CORWave enables multiplexing of 12 wavelengths: 4 forward, 4 return and 4 bidirectional, all on one fiber with link length of up to 25 km. When deployed with ARRIS OptiMax segmentable nodes in 2 x 2 configuration, CORWave enables longer link lengths of up to 30 km. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

SAN Array can support up to 60 TB of data.

January 31, 2008

Designed to meet storage needs of SMBs, Model AX4-5 storage area network (SAN) array supports up to 64 hosts and 60 drives across 5 enclosures. Array can be configured for Fibre Channel or iSCSI networks, supports mixed drive configurations to suit customer-specific needs, and protects data in controller, on drive, and throughout data path. It comes with EMC Navisphere Express intuitive user interface that facilitates installation and operation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Gigabit Passive Optical Network Devices suit FTTU applications.

July 24, 2007

Allowing carriers to deliver triple play services, 7342 ISAM fiber-to-the-user solution Rel 4.4 features multiple dwelling unit optical network terminal that provides voice, video, and data over building's copper wires. Line card has four GPON ports, each of which can support up to 64 subscribers with 2.5 Gbps downstream and 1.25 Gbps upstream line rates. Optical network also supports VoIP with SIP and H248 and IPTV with IGMPv3 for TV channel change. Read More