Plastic optical fiber under discussion, on display at OFC/NFOEC

Nov. 1, 2011
The POF Symposium will include discussion of plastic optical fiber for gigabit-per-second applications.

The Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization (POFTO) announced it has organized a POF Symposium that will take place during OFC/NFOEC. OFC/NFOEC is being held March 6-8, 2012 and the POF Symposium will be held Wednesday, March 7 from 1 to 5 p.m. The POFTO says the symposium will cover recent developments in POF technology, applications, technical standards and new markets.

Among the topics slated to be discussed during the symposium are the following.

  • Products and Technologies for Commercial Deployment of Gigabit POF Communication
  • Active Optical Dables: Market Opportunities and Challenges
  • POF Connectors and Associated Equipment

Additionally, POFTO is organizing a POF Technology and Applications Pavilion, at which member companies will demonstrate their products and technologies. That pavilion will be located on the OFC/NFOEC expo floor at space number 2733. The pavilion will occupy 1,000 square feet.

You can find out more about the symposium and pavilion here.

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