May 26, 2017 OFS was a featured speaker and sponsor of this week’s “Symposium for Fiber Optics and Intelligent Buildings in Morocco.” The symposium attracted a large crowd to learn how fiber deployments in buildings provide many advantages for residents and real estate developers, including higher capacity and lower installed cost than traditional metallic cables. Read Press Article and News Spot.
April 26, 2017 It’s not too late to watch the TIA Cabling Standards Update Spring 2017 webinar produced by Cabling Installation & Maintenance. Click here to watch >>
April 18, 2017 OFS to Present Technical Papers at UL and IWCS China Cable & Connectivity Symposium. Read Press Release! >>
April 6, 2017 "We would like to be known as the go-to guys for fiber" Interview with OFS Director, Jacob Peterson and Connecting Africa. Watch Video >>
April 6, 2017 BICSI’s
March/April issue of ICT Today features an article by John Kamino on
the evolution, introduction and standardization of OM5 Wideband
Read more at BICSI ICT Today.
March 30, 2017 OFS recently collaborated with the Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga, TN on an interactive display to introduce children to the wonders of fiber optic technology. Learn More! >>
March 22, 2017 In Lightwave’s March 22, 2017 edition of Video Show Daily (at 1:24 minutes), Dr. Robert Lingle of OFS talks about the need for advance optical fibers in shore to colo links and massively interconnected metro data centers. TeraWave™ ULL from OFS is one of the winners of this year’s Lightwave Innovation Reviews. Watch VIDEO >>
March 22, 2017 OFC 2017 is well underway. You can feel the excitement in the center as attendees teem in the aisles. But is the growth in the market sustainable? It’s a question heard several times over. In a blog created for Lightwave, Darryl Inniss of OFS reflects on the subject. Learn More! >>
March 20, 2017 OFS Announces Higher DWDM Capacity Over TeraWave™ ULL Optical Fiber with Nokia Commercial Ultra Wideband C+L-Band System at OFC 2017.
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March 20, 2017 OFS to Present Series of Sessions and Newly Published Silicon Photonics Book at OFC 2017 Conference. Read Press Release >>
March 17, 2017 New Industry Group Forms Multi-Source Agreement for Shortwave WDM Optical Standards to Operate over Duplex Multimode Fiber, Simplifying Data Center Upgrades. Read Press Release >>
March 8, 2017 Photonics Spectra’s March 2017 edition features an article written by Hank Hogan on how optical fiber is evolving to meet the ever increasing demand for bandwidth. Dr. Robert Lingle, Jr., of OFS offers his thoughts in the article. Read more here photonics spectra-digital >>
March 6, 2017 Learn more about Ultra Low Loss fiber for terrestrial applications. Sign up today to listen to Pete Weimann of OFS present at IWCS’ March 17th live webinar.
February 27, 2017 Read all about us! The Worcester Telegram featured the OFS Sturbridge facility in the 25 February 2017 Sunday Business section.
January 30, 2017 OFS Launches Cascaded Raman Fiber Laser & Erbium Amplifier Modules at the Photonics West 2017. Read Press Release >>
January 30, 2017 OFS to Present Four Technical Papers at Photonics West BiOS and LASE Conferences. Read Press Release >>
January 27, 2017 A
recent article co-authored by Jaehan Kim shows how a 3D-printed brain
model equipped with optical fibers can help clinicians and patients to
visualize brain function activity. Read Article >>
January 25, 2017 OFS Launches Shape Sensor Fiber at BiOS / Photonics West Conferences. Read Press Release >>
January 5, 2017 Want to learn more about silicon photonics? Daryl Innis of OFS has recently co-authored a book on the subject: Silicon Photonics: Fueling the Next Information Revolution. Learn more about Daryl’s book on Amazon.
December 9, 2016 Congratulations John George! Elected a three-year term on the nine-member board of FTTH Council America. Read Press Release >>
October 28, 2016 Did you miss John Kamino’s talk during the recent CI&M webcast? There’s still time to view it on demand. Click here.
October 21, 2016 Join Stephen Hardy of Lightwave for “Advances in Fiber and Cable,” a new OFS-sponsored webcast designed to help OSP, enterprise and data center operators keep pace with increasing bandwidth requirements. To register for this free broadcast, please go here.
October 18, 2016 John Kamino, our multimode PLM, will be front and center stage on October 27, 2016 when he presents “ANSI/TIA-492AAAE Wideband Multimode Fiber” at the “Cabling Installation & Maintenance” Fiber-Optic Cabling Standards webcast. Learn more about the event and register to attend here.
October 3, 2016 A
recent article in BICSI’s ICT Today examines the challenges
that data center operators face in keeping pace with changing fiber
transmission standards. To learn more and read this article by
OFS’ Dave Mazzarese and John Kamino, Please go here.
August 3, 2016 A new article in Laser Focus World (also an Editor’s Pick in BioOptics World) details how all-fiber illumination brings superior stability to stimulated emission depletion (STED) microscopy. To read more on this research by Siddharth Ramachandran and Poul Kristensen of OFS, along with Lu Yan of Boston University, please go here and here.
August 3, 2016 ECOC is right around the corner. Mark your calendar. OFS will present New Generation of Long Haul Fibers for 400G Transmission Monday 19 September 2016 at 12:55 - 13:25
May 4, 2016 Supporting Business Across the Globe - OFS is proud to announce a new membership with CSIA, Control System Integrators Association. We are looking forward to a successful and mutually beneficial partnership with CSIA.
April 21, 2016 Mark your calendars! Dr. Durgesh Vaidya, an R&D Director at OFS, will be speaking at the upcoming New England Fiberoptic Council meeting. Dr. Vaidya will review recent advances in optical fiber technology that enable meeting the ever-growing demand for bandwidth. Register Now!
March 11, 2016 OFS Launches New TrueLase™ 10/130 Active and Passive LMA Double-Clad Optical Fibers at LASER World of Photonics China.
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March 9, 2016 OFS' Tim Goddard, Director of Global Cable R&D, will present a live IWCS webcast entitled “Development of a Totally Dry, Aerial Dielectric Self-Supporting Cable Family,” on March 18, 2016. Register NOW for this FREE webinar!
December 2, 2015 In
case you missed the November 19th webcast, Advanced Fiber-Optic
Technologies for Next-Generation Networking, there’s still
time to view it: Click here.
November 29, 2015 OFS Laboratories’ Dr. Jeffrey Nicholson, awarded Honorable Mention in the “Optics and Photonics News” 2015 After Image photo contest for his photo taken during a soliton amplification experiment. See Jeff's photo here. The fourth one down from the top.
November 23, 2015 OFS’ CTO, Dr. DiGiovanni, in a recent CNET article regarding the Skarp Laser Razor. Learn More!
November 18, 2015 In an “ICT Today” article appearing in the Nov/Dec issue, OFS’ John Kamino and Roman Shubochkin discuss how a new type of optical fiber - wideband multimode fiber - can be used to meet bandwidth demand that is predicted to grow at a compound annual rate of nearly 25% over the next five years. Learn More!
November 12, 2015 In an upcoming webcast from Cabling Installation & Maintenance, Tony Irujo of OFS will look ahead to the future of multimode fiber, describing the next generation of fiber technology and, specifically, applications for which it is appropriate. To participate in this complimentary November 19 webcast, please register HERE >>
November 2, 2015 OFS Laboratories’ Dr. Jeffrey Nicholson, in an article written for SPIE Newsroom, explains how OFS has developed a bulk-optic mode converter for the output of HOM (High Order Mode) fiber amplifiers utilizing an axicon. The converter achieves nonlinear thresholds that are significantly higher than with fiber-based approaches. Read More!
October 19, 2015 OFS participates in Morocco Symposium, "Fibre optics and smart buildings" whose first edition is being held October 20th in Casablanca. Learn More!
And be sure to watch interviews and clips from the Morocco symposium. >>
September 29, 2015 FibreSystems, an optical fiber trade publication in Europe, discusses new TeraWave ULL with OFS' Hans Damsgaard. Learn More!
September 28, 2015 OFS Expands Product Line With Introduction of TeraWave™ ULL Optical Fiber Read Press Release >>
September 24, 2015 Just Announced! Invited Speakers at OFC 2016. Arrange your schedule to attend the paper presented by OFS’ David Peckham entitled: Large Area, Ultra-low Loss Fiber Designs Optimized for C+L Band Transmission.
September 23, 2015 OFS teams up with Panduit and Chatsworth Products to discuss how to manage change in data center cabling and systems. View their webcast here.
September 21, 2015 OFS Announces Commercial Availability of Laserwave®FLEX WideBand Multimode Fiber. Read Press Release >>
April 23, 2015 OFS to present white paper at SPIE DSS 2015 "A miniature turn-around for distributed temperature sensing". DOWNLOAD White Paper!
April 21, 2015 OFS' John Kamino, Senior Manager, to present a live webcast entitled "Latest Test Requirements for Bend Insensitive Multimode Fiber Cables", April 23, 2015. Register NOW for this FREE Webinar!
April 14, 2015 The "Euro Wire, The International Magazine for the Wire & Cable Industries," has featured an OFS paper entitled "Long-term cable reliability design criteria" in its Technical Article section.
See page 90.
March 23, 2015 OFS to Present Live Demonstration of the Future of Multimode Fiber at OFC 2015.
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March 23, 2015 OFS to Present Series of Sessions at OFC/NFOEC 2015 Conference.
Read Press Release!
March 17, 2015 Infinera and BICS Complete Trial of Next Generation Optical Fiber: 7,400km “Trans-Atlantic Performance” With PM-8QAM Modulation Read Press Release!
March 16, 2015 An update on Maryland’s Inter-County Broadband Network (ICBN) project which is positioning Maryland to be the Most Wired state in the nation. The US Chamber of Commerce has ranked Maryland No. 1 in the nation in innovation entrepreneurship for 3 straight years. OFS was an important supplier of fiber optic cable and connectivity solutions in the ICBN project. Read Full Story >>
February 23, 2015 Furukawa Electric Announces Hand-Held Single Fiber Fusion Splicer FITELNINJA NJ001 READ Press Release!
February 15, 2015 John George, Director - Solutions and Professional Services, Interviewed at FTTH Conference 2015
The US FTTH market is on fire at the moment with demand for TV in the home reaching record levels. FTTH Council Americas Board member John George talks about the applications driving the market and what is coming next. SEE the Interview!
February 11, 2015 OFS Expands All Dry Cable Solution Into Microcable Product Line READ Press Release!
February 11, 2015 OFS Makes Bend Insensitivity Standard for All EMEA Outside Plant Cables READ Press Release!
February 10, 2015 OFS Launches New TrueM2™ 4kW Beam Combiner at Photonics West Conference READ Press Release!
February 10, 2015 Dr. Timothy F. Murray, CEO and Chairman of OFS to participate on Executive Panel at FTTH Europe Conference READ Press Release!
February 9, 2015 OFS Launches New FOX SOLUTIONS® Home and Business Solution Guides READ Press Release!
February 7, 2015 OFS Launches New Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Probe Capability at BiOS / Photonics West Conferences READ Press Release!
February 7, 2015 OFS to Present Five Technical Papers at BiOS / Photonics West Conferences READ Press Release!
February 7, 2015
OFS to present white paper at SPIE BiOS 2015 "Multicore optical fiber grating array fabrication for medical sensing applications" DOWNLOAD White Paper
January 15, 2015
OFS supports the advancement of broadband throughout the US and is a proud supplier of optical fiber solutions to the Chattanooga, Lafayette and Cedar Falls projects. READ White House Release!
December 16, 2014
US Rep. Elizabeth Esty Visits OFS Specialty Photonics Facility. Learn MORE!
October 6, 2014 New LC Crimp and Cleave Connector and Termination Kit expand breadth of OFS’ GiHCS® Industrial Cabling Solution. Read Press Release!
September 18, 2014 Furukawa Electric Announces Commercial Production of Micro ITLA for 400 Gb/s Optical Coherent Transmission. Read Press Release!
September 15, 2014 Kenya leading the way in internet connectivity in sub-Saharan Africa. OFS’ Jacob Petersen comments at East Africa Com, Nairobi, Kenya. Watch the video!
September 11, 2014 Listen to OFS’ latest technical talk,
"Rad-Hard PM Optical Fibers for Space Gyro Applications", presented by
Michael Luvalle, Member of OFS Technical Staff. Click here >>
September 10, 2014
Dave Mazarrese, OFS Technical Manager, to
present at BICSI 2014. Attend his session to learn how bend insensitive
multimode fiber is affecting installation and testing of enterprise and
data center networks. Learn more >>
July 31, 2014
OFS is pleased to announce the launch of its new website—www.ofsoptics.com— incorporating simpler navigation, a comprehensive product catalog and a fresh new look.