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

Hollow-Core Optical Fiber - A Potential Game Changer

Posted by Gary Miller on Thu, Apr 16, 2020 @ 16:04 PM

OFS recently made a splash when they announced a new hollow-core optical fiber optimized for low latency transmission.  While hollow-core fibers have existed for about 20 years, it is exciting to see such an innovative and promising fiber technology being more broadly applied to commercial applications. 

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Topics: optical fiber, latency, hollow-core optical fiber