During production and inspection of components with optical data transmission, it is important to align fibres or fibre arrays with the highest possible accuracy. Position tolerances under 50nm are common and multi-channel inputs and outputs require simultaneous alignment in several axes.
PI (Physik Instrumente)
PI (Physik Instrumente), a provider of precision alignment and motion-control equipment for photonics, nanotechnology and semiconductor applications, is offering a high-precision automated fibre alignment system with a controller and software.
The company says the new H-206 alignment system can align fibres, collimators, fibre bundles and arrays quickly and efficiently.
Oleg Khaykin, CEO of Viavi Solutions, speaks candidly to Fibre Systems about how to compete in the challenging world of communications test and measurement
Hao Dong describes how innovative optical fibres and cabling could provide substantial benefits for connecting data centres across a wide range of distances
Richard Ednay considers whether fibre characterisation needs to be modified to suit modern optical communication systems that are likely to include coherent transmission
ECOC is the place to be to discover the latest technological and commercial innovations in optical components and networks. Here we highlight some of the exhibitors and events taking place in the exhibition hall.