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Seaborn Networks and Grupo Werthein to Build a New Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System Connecting Argentina and Brazil, with Onward Connectivity to the US

April 5, 2017

ARBR cable is Argentina's first independent submarine cable system

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina and BOSTON, April 4, 2017 - Seaborn Networks (Seaborn), a leading independent developer-owner-operator of submarine cable systems, and Grupo Werthein (Werthein), a preeminent Argentine investment holding company with a track record of significant telecommunications holdings, announced a... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Lightwave Innovation Recognizes OFS TeraWave™ ULL Single-Mode Optical Fiber

March 25, 2017

OFC 2017, Booth 2925, Los Angeles, California, March 21, 2017 – OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network solutions, announced today that its TeraWave ULL Single-Mode Optical Fiber has been recognized by the 2017 Lightwave Innovation Reviews. In this program, the TeraWave ULL Optical Fiber received a score of 4.5 out of 5 points. Dr. Robert Lingle,... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Optics & Photonics

Femtosecond-Laser-Pumped MIR Supercontinuum Source Chosen as Prism Award Finalist

January 27, 2017

Newton, NJ - January 25, 2017 - Thorlabs is pleased to announce that its SC4500 Mid Infrared (MIR) Supercontinuum Source is among the finalists for the 2017 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation, an international competition that recognizes the best new photonics technologies.

The SC4500 is the first femtosecond-pumped supercontinuum source on the market. It spans over a wavelength... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

OFS Launches Shape Sensor Fiber at BiOS / Photonics West Conferences

January 27, 2017

Norcross, Georgia. 25 January 2017 - OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of innovative fiber optic products will showcase its new shape sensor optical fiber at the BiOS / Photonics West Exposition located at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California from 28 January through 2 February 2017.

OFS has developed a technology platform to produce high quality twisted... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Flying Your Fiber!

January 4, 2017

Most attendees will leave a conference with a handful of new contacts, some swag, a few empty promises and the latest flu or cold that’s going around.

A lucky few will also take home a solution to a pressing problem, as massAV Director of Operations Aaron Raymond did at one InfoComm after he approached the FiberPlex stand to discuss options for easily getting 3G video signals and... Read More

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

TE SubCom Supplies MAREA Submarine Cable System

October 24, 2016

Work Underway on Innovative New Transatlantic Cable EATONTOWN, N.J. -- Facebook, Microsoft, and TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced that TE SubCom has been named the system supply partner for the new MAREA submarine cable across the Atlantic Ocean. TE SubCom has completed the route survey and begun manufacture of... Read More

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

Indoor/Outdoor Ribbon Cable features high fiber density.

October 3, 2016

Intended for data center and central office networks, AccuRiser™ Indoor/Outdoor Ribbon Cable allows engineers and technicians to bypass building entrance terminal and route cable directly to where it is needed. Gel-free construction helps minimize cable preparation time for splicing. Cable meets demands of outdoor route between buildings while providing fire rating needs of indoor... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

High Quality Fiber Optic Cables, Made in the USA, Custom Lengths Available

September 27, 2016

Electro Standards Laboratories (ESL), Cranston, RI, offers all types of high quality, terminated Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies in any length.  Fiber Optic Cables offer near-unlimited bandwidth at high speeds over long distances and are totally immune to electrical interference.  These cables are critical components in telecommunications, networking, broadcast communications, and many... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Innovation in Laser Fibers: Dornier MedTech HeatFlex(TM)

May 10, 2016

Powering Highest Sterilization System Performance ATLANTA - Dornier MedTech is a global medical device company known for its pioneering technologies and revolutionary therapies in urology.  Dornier will be showcasing their newest holmium laser fiber, Dornier HeatFlex™, at the 2016 American Urological Association's Annual Meeting (AUA) in San Diego, California. As the name suggests, this... Read More

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

FiberPlex Optical Fiber Technology Onboard USS Nimitz

March 31, 2016

Annapolis Junction, MD  – Network security has been battened down on the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier (CVN 68), thanks in part to new fiber optic communications equipment by FiberPlex Technologies. The U.S. Navy’s oldest and most prominent aircraft carrier installed FiberPlex SATCOM serial data transmission equipment as part of its new Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Ultra Long Haul Optical Fiber supports transoceanic distances.

March 29, 2016

Enabling launch of higher signal power into span and reduction of amplifier noise, TeraWave™ SCUBA Optical Fiber is optimized for ultra-long haul networks up to 12,000 km using advanced modulation formats and coherent detection. Effective area (153 m²), cabling performance in C- and L-bands, and attenuation (0.155 dB/km @ 1550 nm) promote reliable, coherent transmission at 100 Gbps... Read More

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

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

OFS Announces Two of its Products are Being Recognized by the 2016 Lightwave Innovation Reviews

March 22, 2016

Norcross, GA – OFS, a leading edge designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network solutions, announced today that two of its products are being recognized by the 2016 Lightwave Innovation Reviews. In the reviews, the company’s LaserWave® FLEX WideBand Multimode Fiber received a score of 4.5 out of 5 points and the InvisiLight® Optical Solutions earned a score of... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

LMA Double-Clad Optical Fibers expand laser design capabilities.

March 15, 2016

TrueLase™ 10/130 Active and Passive LMA Double-Clad Optical Fibers are ytterbium-doped gain and matching passive fibers that enable production of performance-, reliability-, and consistency-optimized lasers and amplifiers utilizing true single-mode fiber designs. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Products include flexible amplifier and cables.

March 3, 2016

Compact and flexible, FA1 fiber optic amplifier features adjustable signal level, selectable response time, multiple timer functions, and UL508 approval. Dual 4-digit LED displays, also included, aid programming and provide operational feedback. Respectively available for reflective and through beam applications, FUR and FUT fiber optic cables come in various fiber and head diameters.... Read More

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

Fiber Microcable enhances metro network performance.

February 17, 2016

Able to increase fiber density and enhance performance for metro networks, MiDia® 2GX features bend-optimized AllWave® FLEX and AllWave® FLEX+ fibers that enables tight, low-loss bends without risking fiber strength and long-term reliability. Space occupied by fibers help minimize cabled diameters to optimize use of network duct systems and infrastructure. Generally available with... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Sensors provide application flexibility.

February 2, 2016

Designed to be intuitive and flexible, FA1 Fiber Optic Amplifier offers adjustable signal level, selectable response time, multiple timer functions, and UL508 Approval. Dual 4-digit LED displays simplify programming and provide feedback for monitoring application set-up, troubleshooting, and operation. Respectively available for retroreflective and through beam applications, FUR and FUT... Read More

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

Test Reference Cables support network verification.

November 3, 2015

Available in singlemode and multimode versions, HLC® SCRATCHGUARD® Test Reference Cables feature hardened lens contact technology. Laser process produces tempered mating surface that extends life span of assembly. Shipped with optical performance data, interferometric data, and Fiberchek inspection data, cables are suited for fiber optic performance testing, manufacturing lines, fiber loss... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Optical Fiber supports terabit transport market.

September 29, 2015

Designed to optimize performance of long distance coherent systems, TeraWave™ Ultra Low Loss Fiber provides 50% greater effective area than G.652.D fiber and ≤0.17 dB/km loss at 1,550 nm. In addition, fiber combines effective area of 125 square microns, optimized cabling performance, and reduced attenuation compared to conventional single-mode fibers. 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 enterprise... Read More