Fischer Connectors

Fischer Connectors (booth 3807) will highlight its rugged fibre-optic interconnects, a pre-cabled product designed for maximum link performance. The FiberOptic Series connectors are easy use, clean and maintain even in harsh environments, making them ideal for many demanding applications like energy, sensing, medical devices, defence and security, broadcast, telecom and transportation.

Fischer’s FiberOptic Series features high-end butt joint technology, and comes in singlemode and multimode variants with UPC or APC polishing. Rated to IP68 (mated) and IP67 (unmated), they offer unmatched protection against water, with a removable mono-block mate adapter. Body styles include a full fibre-optic version with one, two or four optical channels, and hybrid option with two fibre channels and two electrical contacts.

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Cost and compatibility can make a compelling case for pushing 100Gb/s bandwidth over a single optical channel, both as individual links and supporting 400Gb/s Ethernet, finds Andy Extance

Analysis and opinion
Analysis and opinion
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Robin Mersh takes a look at how the industry is creating next-generation optical access fit for 5G

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Technological advances to aid the increasing demand for bandwidth, on the path towards the terabit network, should lead to optical signals that are flexible and adaptive, like water, argues Dr Maxim Kuschnerov and Dr Yin Wang