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What is fiber optics?
Fiber optics refer to any filament that is made of dielectric materials, which guides light, whether or not it is used to transmit signals.
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2001-10-11 S3028B & Molex optics 86990-9030 application note
This application note illustrates the design of a Physical Media Dependent (PMD) layer solution using AMCC S3028B and S3027 SONET/SDH transceivers, PMC PM5355 and Molex 86990-9030 fiber-optic transceivers.
2001-10-11 S3028A and Molex optics 86990-9030 application note
This application note illustrates the design of a Physical Media Dependent (PMD) layer solution using AMCC S3028A and S3027 SONET/SDH transceivers, PMC PM5355 and Molex 86990-9030 fiber-optic transceivers.
2001-10-19 S3019 with 1 x 9 Sumitomo 5V fiber optics and S1202 NILE/S1201 CONGO
This application note describes a Physical Media Dependent (PMD) layer solution for SONET/SDH data transfer with the use of the AMCC S3019 transceiver, S1202 NILE and S1201 CONGO POS/ATM SONET mappers and Sumitomo 1-by-9 5V fiber optic transceivers.
2001-10-10 S3019 with 1 x 9 Lucent fiber-optics and S1202 NILE/S1201 CONGO
This application note illustrates the design of a Physical Media Dependent (PMD) layer solution using AMCC's SONET/SDH transceivers and Lucent's fiber-optic transceivers.
2009-01-14 Researchers use fiber optics for tunnel detection
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology researchers claim that detecting tunneling activity under the security fence separating Gaza from Egypt could be accomplished through a buried fiber-optic cable.
2006-01-03 PPGI to beef up Laser Optics, MRC Optics businesses
Photonic Products Group reported it has received $700,000 in proceeds from the issuance of a secured promissory note to a major shareholder, Clarex Holdings Ltd.
2003-09-25 OSI purchases Schwartz Electro-Optics unit
OSI Systems Inc. has closed its acquisition of the weapons simulation business of Schwartz Electro-Optics Inc. for $3.6M in cash.
2004-02-09 Optics Valley of China breaks ground in Wuhan
An optical storage industrial park has broken ground in the Wuhan University Science Park of Wuhan East Lake High-Tech Development Zone.
2004-02-24 Optics Valley of China breaks ground in Wuhan
An optical storage industrial park has broken ground in the Wuhan University Science Park of Wuhan East Lake High-Tech Development Zone.
2002-12-12 Ocular Optics LCD module fits MP3 players
The GDM6498-RN-FBS LCD module provides a viewing area of 30-by-22mm, and is suitable for integration into MP3 players.
2005-05-02 Nomadic fiber-optics tester supplants multiple instruments
The T9080s from Anritsu are compact optical time-domain reflectometers that are designed for metro area FTTx access network testing.
2003-07-14 NanoOpto signs deal with Enplas for consumer optics
NanoOpto Corp. has signed its first manufacturing and licensing deal with a consumer electronics company.
2003-08-01 Nano-optics redefine rules for optical processing
The commercial introduction of wafer-based, nanofabrication techniques now makes it possible to create a new class of optical components called subwavelength optical elements (SOEs).
2008-08-20 Modules support USB 2.0 over copper, fiber optics
Icron Technologies has released the ExtremeUSB 2.0 Core 2100 Module daughterboards.
2015-08-31 Military, defence to fuel growing market for adaptive optics
MarketsandMarkets said the total AO market was valued at $150 million last year and is forecast to approach $7,666.4 million by 2020 with a CAGR of 99.4 per cent between 2015 and 2020.
2015-03-25 Microsoft rallies vendors to form optics group
Broadcom, Cisco and Intel rally behind Microsoft in its latest effort to revive the on-board optics market, the Consortium for On-Board Optics (COBO), which consists of 13 other members.
2012-02-20 Microslide for precision optics, pipetting apps
The microslide linear actuator features a resolution of 15?/step (0.0006in/step) and a maximum load of 13N (3lb-f).
2013-07-26 Micralyne, Adamant collaborate for MEMS based fibre-optics
Micralyne and Adamant-Kogyo's joint effort will leverage their respective core competencies to develop new MEMS-based optical sub-systems.
2013-11-14 Meller Optics extends sapphire portfolio
The sapphire products from the company is available in any configuration and grade ranging from raw material to finished optics.
2003-08-20 Leybold Optics expands product portfolio
Leybold Optics GmbH, a manufacturer of coating installations for thin-film apps, has taken over the business activities of the Kontext group of companies.
2004-09-06 Latest multisource deal covers long-haul optics
The latest multisource agreement in the 10Gb optical component market announced in Tokyo, Japan on September 1 covers long-reach optical devices using externally-modulated lasers and avalanche photodiodes.
2008-03-26 Kit touts Agilent's complex monolithic optics
A new developer's kit from Agilent is based on the company's complex monolithic optics designs.
2003-10-17 KDDI to launch new fiber-optics based service
KDDI Corp. announced that it will launch a new service called KDDI Hikari Plus.
2004-03-10 Ion Optics, IMT produce infrared gas sensors
Ion Optics Inc. and Innovative Micro Technology (IMT) have partnered to bring Ion Optics' SensorChip products into production. Ion Optic's SensorChip is a silicon micro-machined infrared gas sensor.
2005-01-13 Infineon abandons sale of fiber optics unit to Finisar
Infineon Technologies is blaming long delays in filing documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for its decision to abandon the proposed sale of its laser and fiber optics subassembly business to Finisar Corp.
2007-09-11 Industrial displays tout advanced optics, more size options
Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas (SMA) has expanded its industrial LCD display suite with four new products, each offering a unique set of advanced optics and enhanced features for industrial applications.
2004-12-15 IBM researchers discover servo control method for optics
IBM Corp. researchers from the company's server division and Thomas J. Watson Research Center have collaborated on an unusual project to bring the advantages of phase-locked loops to wavelength domains.
2002-07-26 Hitachi projectors to integrate VSR widescreen conversion optics
Hitachi America Ltd and Visual Systems Research Inc. have formed a strategic partnership, combining VSR's Panamorph widescreen conversion optics with Hitachi's multimedia projectors.
2005-08-17 German-based optics maker opens clean room facility
Precision optics systems maker Leica Microsystems has just opened a new clean room at their Weilburg (Germany) facility.
2008-10-07 Free-space optics to replace RF links in orbital apps
Discovery Semiconductor has showcased 10Gbit/s free-space optical links in tests at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico.
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