Plastic optical fiber (POF) and communication application
After the FOT Blog post “”Plastic optical fiber (POF) and FTTH application” published, people would like to know much more detail regarding to this strong plastic optical fiber. So FOT team is sharing another post regarding to this fiber optical product , in a more wide area: communication application.
Plastic Optical Fiber Cable
There are CF, LF and BF series of Plastic Optical Fiber in the market. Generally speaking, POF cable is famous of the features of following:
- Light in weight, excellent flexibility, vibration resistance;
- Anti-electromagnetic interface, stable and reliable signal transmission;
- Low-loss optical window in the light-visible area;
- Ability to transmit visible light bur not ultraviolet, or infrared, no conductivity or heat transfer;
- Smooth surface, good flexibility, bendable shape;
- 2-3 times more bright than end-light optical fiber ;
- Ability to transmit visible night but not ultraviolet,or infrared, no conductivity or heat transfer;
POF Cable for communication
With the features of “anti-electromagnetic interference, stable and reliable signal transmission” , “Light in weight, excellent flexibility, vibration resistance , energy saving and safe, high bandwidth” and so on, POF(Plastic Optical Fiber) cable is excellent for communication use.
|Bend radius||≥10 times of fiber diameter|
|Operating temperature||-55~85 ℃|
|Storage temperature||-55~85 ℃|
|Refractive index||Step index|
POF Optical Communication Devices
Today, FOT Blog is trying to collect and display all types of POF communication equipment and device, from FTTH PON equipment to fiber network POF jumper, from data network POF router to optical module device, POF NIC etc end-users terminals（detail see the picture “POF in communication application”).
POF FTTH & Network Devices
Users can easy build an distance-extend EPON optical access system together with this popular FOT optical EPON MDU/ONU, which can be 200 meter distance far away than traditional LAN solution.
FOT provide various of POF connectors device solutions
POF Optical Module
Let’s check the one of the FOT’s POF Optical Module features:
- The highest bandwidth is 5MBd; transmission distance:120 m at 40KBd;Low current link:6mA peak supply current.
- Both horizontal and vertical installation is OK, can be used for one-way,two-way and latching connectors.
- Flame Retardant.