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

Dark Fiber Lit Up During Hillsdale’s 2016 Commencement Featuring Justice Clarence Thomas

Jan 04, 2017

Annapolis Junction, Maryland – June 1, 2016 – A campus full of dark fiber lines plus FiberPlex optical multiplexing added up quickly to huge cost savings for Hillsdale College in southern Michigan and proved crucial for the college’s 2016 Commencement event featuring high-profile speaker Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

In 2013, Hillsdale’s Director of Technical Media Ted... Read More

Optics & Photonics

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

Mar 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.

Nov 03, 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... 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

Sep 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

Optics & Photonics

Heavy Duty Fiber Optics withstand harsh environments.

Aug 07, 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.

Mar 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

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

Open Pin Field Arrays deliver high-speed performance.

Jul 08, 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... 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

Mar 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

Optics & Photonics

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

Feb 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 nm.... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Services

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

Feb 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

Feb 05, 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.). Fiberguide's full range of specialty optical fibers will be on display, including gold and aluminum coated... Read More

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

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

Sep 05, 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... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Scalable Fiber Optic Simulator features removable modules.

Aug 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... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Fiber Optic Multiplexers operate in UV region of spectrum.

Mar 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.... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexer (1×2) Packed with Rich Features

Dec 03, 2010

Toronto, Canada - GAO Tek Inc. (www.GAOTek.com) has rolled out its coarse wavelength division multiplexer (CWDM) appropriate for use in WDM networks, telecommunications, cellular applications, fiber optic amplifiers and access networks. The multiplexer utilizes thin film coating technology and is characterized by low insertion loss, high channel isolation, wide passband, low sensitivity to... Read More

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

Optical Communications Switch/Multiplexer suits extreme environments.

Jun 09, 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.,... Read More

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

'Made-in-the-USA' Fiber Optic Line Delivers Cost-Effective Performance

May 07, 2010

Danbury, CT. April 21, 2010, ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, is introducing the ValueLine to satisfy the demand for a cost-effective line of fiber optic and Ethernet transmission products. The line consists of digitally encoded fiber optic video multiplexers, serial data products, Ethernet media... Read More

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

Multiplexers target high-density CCTV applications.

Jun 01, 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,... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

CWDM Optics expand existing fiber capacity.

Apr 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,... Read More

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

Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) Creates Scalable Research and Education Network with Fujitsu ROADM

Jan 31, 2008

Advanced Technology of FLASHWAVE® 7500 ROADM Keeps MAX and their Participants at Forefront of Networking Technology Richardson, TX, October 29, 2007 - Fujitsu Network Communications, a leading supplier of IT and wireline/wireless networking solutions, announced today that the Mid-Atlantic Crossroads or MAX, a GigaPoP organization founded by Georgetown University, George Washington University,... Read More