Emerging Trends in Optical Fiber: Hollow-core and Multicore Fibers

Posted by Kevin Miller on Wed, Jun 12, 2024 @ 14:06 PM

Serving as the backbone for many of today’s essential high-speed communications applications, optical fiber has been one of the most important technological advancements of the modern world. From supporting internet connectivity for people and businesses to connecting industrial automation systems, optical fiber enables the transmission of vast amounts of data for services we rely on daily.

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Topics: optical fiber, hollow-core optical fiber, fiber optic networks, multicore optical fiber

What is Space Division Multiplexing in Fiber Optic Communications?

Posted by Kevin Miller on Thu, Apr 25, 2024 @ 10:04 AM

An introduction to SDM and multicore optical fibers, an emerging area of technological advancement in the communications market.

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Topics: optical fiber, fiber optic networks, space division multiplexing, multicore optical fiber

A Guide To Understanding Fiber-to-the-Home

Posted by Kevin Miller on Wed, Feb 15, 2023 @ 13:02 PM

Fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), also known as fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP), is when optical fiber is installed and connected directly to a single structure, such as a home, apartment, or business. This approach for delivering high-speed internet services and greater bandwidth continues to excel globally as it offers superior performance compared to non-fiber coaxial cable and DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) connections. 

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Topics: WDM, fiber optic testing, optical fiber, otdr, PON, optical switching, fiber optic training, fiber lab, network simulation, optical taps, fiber monitoring, optical time delays, Optical fiber market, fiber optic cable, fiber optic networks

The Benefits of Optical Fiber for eGaming

Posted by Kevin Miller on Tue, Jan 31, 2023 @ 14:01 PM

The online gaming industry has been growing at a steady pace over the last decade, along with a rapid acceleration in the global popularity of eSports tournaments and massive multi-player style games hitting the market for entertainment. To support real-time, on-demand accessibility and the sheer amount of data being transmitted and received by the player’s gaming console or device, a fiber optic internet connection is critical for delivering the speed and bandwidth necessary for a positive player experience.

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Topics: optical fiber, egaming, fiber optic networks, online gaming