OFS offers a wide selection of specialty optical products that are widely used in components and modules for optical communication systems. Our products enable high-speed, long-distance, and wide-bandwidth optical communications with the high reliability we’ve demonstrated with our successful track record in submarine applications. Product lines for this application are qualified under Telcordia requirements.
OFS offers many products that meet these criteria. Try one of our recommended products, or contact us to learn what others we have available to meet your exact specifications.
RightWave™ Erbium-Doped Fiber. OFS offers a complete line of RightWave™ Erbium-Doped Fiber for C- and L-Band amplifiers, as well as ASE Sources. Together with our OASiX® Optical Amplifier Simulation Software, our experienced and knowledgeable customer support staff can help you to determine which OFS erbium-doped fiber is best for you.
ClearLite® 980-16 Fiber. With an NA of 0.16, this fiber is optimized for WDM pump/signal couplers used in EDFAs. ClearLite 980-20 Fiber delivers the best bend performance of all the ClearLite 980 Photonic Fibers. Both fibers operate at 980 and 1550 nm wavelengths. This allows WDM pump/signal couplers to combine the pump power at 980 nm and the transmission signal at 1550 nm into one fiber.
ClearLite® TruePhase® Fibers. OFS's full line of ClearLite Polarization-Maintaining Photonic Fibers includes TruePhase fibers at the 980 nm wavelength with both standard 400 µm and reduced-buffer 245 µm sizes. TruePhase 980 fiber is designed for use in integrated EDFA modules. The fiber can be used to pigtail 980 pumps and to construct PM pump combiners or PM pump/signal WDM couplers.
Fixed Broadband and Reconfigurable dispersion compensating modules (DSCM) cover a wide range of applications over a broad wavelength spectrum. These modules offer superior PMD performance and excellent slope matching for any transmission fiber type, operating in any band. OFS dispersion compensating modules are available with any dispersion value required from -10 to -2000 ps/nm in either C- or L-band.
In addition to the standard products found here, we can CUSTOMIZE a product to meet your specific need. To do this, please fill out a Worksheet or Contact us.
|Temperature Range||Chemical Resistance||Abrasion Resistance||Radiation Resistance||UV Resistance||Flame Retardance|
|PFA||-200 to 260 °C||Excellent||Very Good||Good||Excellent||Excellent|
|FEP||-100 to 200 °C||Excellent||Very Good||Good||Excellent||Excellent|
|ETFE||-125 to 150 °C||Excellent||Excellent||Very Good||Excellent||Excellent|
|PVDF||-50 to 150 °C||Excellent||Excellent||Very Good||Very Good||Excellent|
|PEEK||-55 to 240 °C||Excellent||Excellent||Good||N/R||Excellent|
|Thermoplastic Elastomer||-50 to 120 °C||Good||Good||N/R||Excellent||Very Good|
|PVC||-40 to 105 °C||N/R||N/R||N/R||N/R||Very Good|
|Nylon||-65 to 105 °C||N/R||Very Good||N/R||N/R||N/R|
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