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New power meter, variable attenuator and switches combining next-generation chassis and industry's unique, web-based multi-user interface ideal for network equipment manufacturers QUEBEC CITY - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today its latest agile solutions for network equipment manufacturers (NEMs), which include new power meter, variable attenuator and switches, all... Read More
Occupying 4 RU of rack height, Series 7000 is based on DirectLight™ optical switch technology, which achieves optimized all-band performance for optical loss, crosstalk, and back reflection. Software-defined,Â non-blocking all-optical matrix switch can route over 3.7 Pb/s of optical traffic, with up to 9.6 Tb/s capacity per fiber. Platform offers set of configurable value-added functions,... Read More
Now Offering Over 1000 PXI Modules Munich, Germany -- Pickering Interfaces, a leading provider of modular signal switching and instrumentation, is pleased to announce a significant milestone in providing test engineers with the optimum PXI solutions for their Test & Measurement applications. The company now offers over 1000 PXI modules, ranging from their BRIC™ high density switching matrices,... Read More
New software-defined optical network will power research and technologies for the future Internet Cambridge, UK and ECOC (Cannes)Â – Polatis, the performance leader in all-optical matrix switches, has been selected as the provider of optical switching for Aurora2, a new UK National Dark Fibre Infrastructure Service (NDFIS). Aurora2 is a next-generation dark fibre network that provides direct... Read More
CAMBRIDGE, UKÂ and ANDOVER, MAÂ — Polatis, Inc. the performance leader in all-optical switch technology, today announced that it will be launching its new Series 6000 Lite 48x48 optical switch at the European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC). The ECOC exhibition will take place on 23 to 25 September 2013 at the ExCeL ICC, London. The 48x48 optical circuit switch is the first in... Read More
ANDOVER, MA and CAMBRIDGE, UK – Polatis, Inc., the performance leader in all-optical switch technology, today reported strong and growing demand for their latest Series 6000 192x192 optical switch following the product launch at OFC/NFOEC in 2012. The company has tripled capacity at its European manufacturing plants in response to customer demand in the carrier, data center and government... Read More
QUEBEC CITY - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announces the launch of the MXS-9100, jointly developed withÂ DiCon and available exclusively from EXFO. DiCon Fiberoptics' MXS-9100MEMS MxN Matrix Optical Switch is optimized for use with EXFO systems and software control, and allows any M input fibers to connect to any N output fibers in a fully non-blocking manner. Today's network equipment... Read More
Toronto, Canada - GAO Fiber Optics (www.GAOFiberOptics.com) recommends its 4-Port 10/100Base-Tx and 1-Port 100Base-Fx Ethernet Switch compliant with IEEE802.3, IEEE802.3u and IEEE802.3x standards. Utilizing STAR network topology, this Ethernet switch is an ideal option for fiber to the home (FTTH) optical fiber solutions. This 5-port fast Ethernet... Read More
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ANDOVER, MA and CAMBRIDGE, UK - Polatis, Inc. the performance leader in all-optical switch technology today announced that it will be demonstrating its latest Series 6000 192x192 all-optical switch for the first time in Europe during the European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) from 17 to 19 September 2012 on stand 700 at the Amsterdam RAI. The Series 6000 optical matrix switch was... Read More
As fully non-blocking, all-optical, single-mode fiber cross-connect for up to 192 x 192 fiber ports, Series 6000 Optical Matrix Switch exhibits less than 1 dB typ optical loss. DirectLightÂ® beam-stearing optical switch technology allows optical connections to be established with or without light on fiber; supports transparent, protocol-agnostic connections; and can switch bi-directional and... Read More
Available for single-mode or multimode fiber-optic connections, N7731A dual 1x4 optical switch and N7734A 1x13 optical switch promote effective optical transceiver manufacturing tests as well as efficiency in optical component and cable verification. Optical switches can be used in fiber-optic test systems to automatically route optical signals or in automated test equipment to provide... Read More
Designed to operate in UCS 3900 chassis, O-Blade uses 3D MEMS-based optical switch supporting 96 ports of non-blocking, any-to-any optical connectivity. Unit can be managed locally or remotely through HorizON management software. Featuring less than 5 nsec latency, O-Blade supports all optical protocols and speeds, including 16 Gbps Fibre Channel and 40 and 100 Gbps Ethernet devices. In addition,... Read More
DiCon Fiberoptics Collaborates with Caltech to Customize Critical Optical Switches for Monitoring 76,000 PWO Crystals at the Large Hadron ColliderJan 28, 2011
Richmond, CA - The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) operated by CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) is the world's largest particle accelerator. Stretching 17 miles long, the LHC boosts protons to nearly light speed and smashes them together for a glimpse of the Higgs boson, or "God Particle." Caltech participates in one of the four major experiments at the LHC, Compact Muon Solenoid... Read More
Richmond, CA - DiCon Fiberoptics is excited to announce that their Secure Switching Unit was a successful participant in Boeing's first mission systems test flight of the new P-8A Poseidon aircraft. DiCon's Secure Switching Unit is an all-optical switching solution that allows secure fiber optic signals to be routed as required by utilizing DiCon's proven MEMS optical switches. The P-8A Poseidon... Read More
Model OPB200 optically-triggered switch contains 890 nm infrared LED and phototransistor paired in 0.200 x 0.320 x 0.400 in. opaque plastic housing. When no object is present in slot, output phototransistor conducts current to maintain circuit, and when object enters slot, output switches to off state to interrupt circuit. Forward voltage is 1.7 V at IF of 200 mA, with reverse current of 100... Read More
Rackmount QuickSwitchÂ® Model 6297 Optical Multimode 3 LC Duplex A/OFFLINE/B switch with serial remote utilizes MEMS-based mirror/prism technology that supports Gigabit data rates, and allows access from single computer to any 1 of 2 separate fiber optic networks. Unit features local pushbutton control, and rear-panel DB9 female connector in switch accepts ASCII RS232 serial data commands for... Read More
Qualified to Telcordia GR-1221, Multi-Mode Optical Switch features MEMS technology and is made with multimode 50 or 62.5 Âµm core fiber. Unit consumes less than 700 mW of electrical power when controlled with I2C or RS-232, or 1.5 W when controlled via TTL. Packaged in 90 x 55 x 12.5 mm housing, switch withstands shock and vibration, temperature cycling, damp heat, and dry heat, making it... Read More
OPB920xZ Series non-contact optical switches feature 890 nm wavelength infrared LED with power dissipation of 100 mW, max forward current of 40 mA and max forward voltage of 1.7 V. Reverse DC voltage is 2 V, with reverse current of 100 ÂµA. Output PhotologicÂ® sensor features supply voltage of 18 V and power dissipation of 200 mW. Operating temperature for optical switches ranges from... Read More
Packaged in 25 x 16 x 8.5 mm housing, MEMS Optical Switch consumes less than 170 mW of electrical power and offers port counts from 1 x 2 up to 1 x 8, allowing multi-mode optical switch systems suited for military and defense applications. Port count can be controlled via TTL or I2C. Based on Telcordia GR-1221-qualified platform, switch survives shock and vibration, temperature cycling, damp... Read More
American Fibertek Showcases Expanded Fiber Transmission Solutions with Advanced Functionality at ISC West 2010Mar 30, 2010
New Offerings Designed For IP, Analog And Hybrid Video Surveillance Systems. Las Vegas, NV (March 24, 2010) - American Fibertek, Inc. (AFI) is unveiling a host of new products to complement the company's comprehensive line of fiber optic transmission solutions designed specifically for video surveillance and security applications here at ISC West 2010. Highlights include new video transceivers... Read More