White Papers

This Stream includes all of our White Papers Flipbooks

  • OPGW and OHGW Bonding Assembly Selection

    OPGW and OHGW Bonding Assembly Selection

    Selecting the best bonding assembly configuration is dependent on proximity from the termination or suspension hardware to the support structure, terrain and wind conditions and tower hardware.

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  • CIOReview: 20 Most Promising Technology Solution Providers for Telecom Industry - 2019

    CIOReview: 20 Most Promising Technology Solution Providers for Telecom Industry - 2019

    The June 2019 CIOReview features AFL as one of the 20 Most Promising Technology Solution Providers for TELECOM INDUSTRY - 2019 and an article by AFL's president of product solutions, Kurt Dallas.

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  • White Paper: Splice Loss Estimation with the Fujikura 41S Fusion Splicer

    White Paper: Splice Loss Estimation with the Fujikura 41S Fusion Splicer

    This white paper will introduce the larger categories of splice loss estimation methods and applications to better explain in context how the Fujikura's 41S splicer estimation technique performs.

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  • Optical Fiber and the Future Electric Utility

    Optical Fiber and the Future Electric Utility

    This white paper explores the options electric utilities have to bring fiber deeper into their networks and AFL's FOLLOW THE POWER™ approach.

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  • Bluetooth Splicing Cost Study

    Bluetooth Splicing Cost Study

    Cost study: Compared to a traditional splicer-cleaver combination, a Bluetooth-enabled splicer/cleaver combination produce a 76% cost of ownership reduction and weeks of time reclaimed.

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  • The New Datacom Imperative: Next-Generation Optical Ethernet and Multi-Fiber Connector Inspection

    The New Datacom Imperative: Next-Generation Optical Ethernet and Multi-Fiber Connector Inspection

    AFL's Maury Wood writes contributing article for Lightwave Online on how fast MPO inspection tools meet the critical need of the rising demand for internet cloud services.

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  • Beyond 300°C: Reliable Long-Term Measurement of Temperature for Supercritical Geothermal Systems

    Beyond 300°C: Reliable Long-Term Measurement of Temperature for Supercritical Geothermal Systems

    Demonstration of low attenuation metal-coated optical fiber and cable capable of withstanding temperatures up to 500°C. Performance will be validated by using a DTS instrument to measure temperature.

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  • 500 C-Rated Optical Fibers High Temperature Applications

    500 C-Rated Optical Fibers High Temperature Applications

    This paper will demonstrate a metal-coated fiber capable of withstanding temperatures up to 500°C.

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  • Fast MPO Connector Inspection in the Data Center

    Fast MPO Connector Inspection in the Data Center

    Fast multifiber connector inspection using new tools is now feasible even for hyperscale data center operators, with compelling operation expense reduction.

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  • ADSS Advantages Over Strand and Lash Fiber Cables in Aerial Electric Utility Applications

    ADSS Advantages Over Strand and Lash Fiber Cables in Aerial Electric Utility Applications

    This paper will further explore some of the advantages of using ADSS cable as opposed to a strand and lash fiber cable for aerial electric utility applications.

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  • New Approach for High Reliability, Low Loss Splicing between Silica and ZBLAN Fibers

    New Approach for High Reliability, Low Loss Splicing between Silica and ZBLAN Fibers

    This paper presents results obtained by using the high thermal expansion coefficient of the ZBLAN fiber to encapsulate a smaller SiO2 fiber.

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  • High Efficiency Pump Combiner

    High Efficiency Pump Combiner

    In this paper we present an all fiber end pumped 7x1 pump combiner fabricated by CO2 laser splicing system.

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  • Fiber Cladding Mode Stripper

    Fiber Cladding Mode Stripper

    Presented and characterized are an optimized cladding mode stripper design that increases the cladding light loss with a minimal device length and manufacturing time.

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  • Ball Shaped End Caps

    Ball Shaped End Caps

    In this paper, general ball shaped end-caps are studied and illustrated. Different ball shaped end-caps were tested and measured for a variety of applications.

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  • Annular Heating of Optical Fiber with a CO2 Laser Using Reflective Axicon Elements

    Annular Heating of Optical Fiber with a CO2 Laser Using Reflective Axicon Elements

    By offsetting the light structure, precise localized zone heating and annealing of specific areas at a fiber’s surface can be achieved as well.

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  • DWDM Expansion over CWDM

    DWDM Expansion over CWDM

    DWDM allows you to add additional capacity without replacing your existing CWDM infrastructure and with minimal—if any—service interruption.

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  • New Ultra-Density Fiber Cable Technology for FTTx and Access Markets Using New SpiderWeb Ribbon®

    New Ultra-Density Fiber Cable Technology for FTTx and Access Markets Using New SpiderWeb Ribbon®

    The new ultra-density fiber optic cable technology, called Wrapping Tube Cable (WTC), utilizes a new optical fiber ribbon arrangement technology called SpiderWeb Ribbon (SWR®).

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  • Leveraging ADSS Cable Technology in Utility FTTx Networks

    Leveraging ADSS Cable Technology in Utility FTTx Networks

    Alternate cable stub options and how they could be used to lower overall FTTx deployment costs to provide rural Americans with access to reliable, high-bandwidth internet.

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  • Fourier Analysis Method for Asymmetric Polarization-Maintaining Fiber Alignment

    Fourier Analysis Method for Asymmetric Polarization-Maintaining Fiber Alignment

    The new method for alignment of asymmetric polarization-maintaining (PM) fibers improves alignment accuracy for PM fibers with asymmetric stress applying parts.

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  • New Designs Increase Functionality of Specialty Fiber

    New Designs Increase Functionality of Specialty Fiber

    Advanced fiber designs will further improve component performance, enhance reliability, simplify manufacturing processes and reduce material costs.

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