OFS optical materials engineering lab dedicated at Clemson U.

Dec. 6, 2012
OFS lab dedicated at Clemson's Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies.

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Fiber-optic network specialist OFS announced the dedication of an OFS laboratory at Clemson University’s Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies (COMSET).

As recognition for OFS’ gift of optical and optoelectronic research equipment and related chemicals, Clemson will be naming one of its COMSET laboratories the OFS Laboratories Optics Industry Lab, where fiber-optics research will be conducted in the University’s Advanced Materials Research Laboratory (AMRL).

See also: OFS exploring few-mode fibers for potential 10x bandwidth increase

“OFS Laboratories is excited to be working with the talent at Clemson’s COMSET labs and contributing to the academic environment that fosters innovation and new researchers in the optical field,” comments David DiGiovanni, Chief Technology Officer for OFS.

“COMSET’s Industrial Partners Program recognizes our most generous industrial partners as their investments help sustain our innovation and work-force development activities,” adds John Ballato, COMSET director. “We are especially grateful to OFS Laboratories as an inaugural industrial partner and recognize their commitment to our vision through this naming.”

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