Benefits of Firecomms Fiber Optics for Consumer Network Applications Firecomms fiber optic solutions are ideal solutions for high-bandwidth triple play networks that require Ethernet data to be transmitted across the home network. Together with Plastic …
When we talk about some of the new markets and applications for polymer optical fiber, it’s hard not to talk about active optical cables. This is a great application for the perflorinated graded index fiber that is manufactured by Chromis Fiber Optics. …
When a plastic optical fiber undergoes a physical change, such as bending, the light passing through it undergoes changes that are detectable, allowing it to be used as a sensor.
One of the big advantages to polymer optical fiber is in the isolation it can give you in any design. Engineers go to great lengths for galvanic isolations solutions. POF eliminates any pathway for common-mode noise and in most cases this is a very ec …
Plastic optical fiber systems can be configured for a wide variety of measurement applications and environments. Applications include temperature, pressure, flex, strain, rotation, movement, and chemical composition. Most fiber optic sensor configurat …
FiberFin fully supports the Broadcom Versatile Link family of connectors and compatible POF accessories.
FiberFin produces SMA cable assemblies to SERCOS specifications using OEM connectors and Mitsubishi Eska® GHCP or GHTT plastic optical fiber.
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Industrial networks have taken advantage of the properties of plastic optical fiber for decades, using IEEE 1394, Ethernet/IP, and other networking standards.
Plastic optical fiber can withstand heat, direct sunlight, and, with the right components, dust and moisture. Image: MINING.com / Flickr (source) (CC BY 2.0)
Because POF is made of insulating materials, it can provide electrically isolated data links in environments and applications where electrical isolation is critical. Image: NAVFAC / Flickr (source) (CC BY 2.0)
Plastic optical fiber offers complete immunity to EMI, because it is made entirely of insulating materials.
POF brings several key advantages over copper and glass to every application that it is used in. Image: verkeorg / Flickr (source) (CC BY-SA 2.0)