OFS BRANDS EDF PRODUCTS AS RIGHTWAVE™ EDF PRODUCT FAMILY WITH OVER 20,000 km SHIPPED
OFS BRANDS EDF PRODUCTS
July 9, 2012
Somerset, New Jersey, July 9, 2012 - OFS, a leading designer,
manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products, today announced
new branding for its erbium doped fiber (EDF) portfolio. OFS has a corporate heritage
in EDF going back to 1989. Today, with over thirty EDF products and more than 20,000 kilometers
shipped over the past ten years, OFS has the industry’s broadest EDF portfolio, which will now be
known as the RightWave™ EDF Product Family. This product family includes the successful flagship
EDF MP980 that is a desired choice for erbium doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) product designs worldwide,
while other products within the portfolio are geared towards amplifiers operating in the C-Band and L-Band.
Manufacturers also benefit from 80micrometer EDF variants that are used in compact amplifier designs.
The product family is well rounded with products for amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) sources,
highly doped EDF and polarization maintaining EDF.
The key advantages of choosing OFS and the RightWave™ EDF Family are:
•Breadth of portfolio offering wide choice for various amplifier designs
•Proven experience and knowledge base delivering quality products
•High reliability with manufacturing processes and lot-to-lot uniformity
•Excellent spectral characteristics such as low noise, gain flatness and high efficiency
•Dual-source option with multi-site production capacity
•Topnotch specialty services to develop proprietary specifications
OFS is a market leader with a broad portfolio of fiber products for different segments including telecom,
data communications, government and defense, medical and industrial market segments. OFS Labs, the research
and development arm of OFS, continues to design new fibers for next generation amplifiers. Years of proven
experience in delivering high-quality, high-performance and high-reliability EDF, distinguish OFS as a
trusted fiber solutions partner. These factors combined with excellent customer service and the ability
to fulfill the needs of both large and small manufacturers become increasingly important when choosing a
source for the supply of EDF. “As experts in specialty fiber, OFS continues pushing the boundaries of
physics to innovate new fiber designs and processes that meet challenges and evolving future needs of
our customers globally.” said Anurag Jain, product marketing manager, OFS.
OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, optical fiber cable, FTTX,
optical connectivity and specialty photonics products. Our manufacturing and research divisions work
together to provide innovative products and solutions that traverse many different applications as they
link people and machines worldwide. Between continents, between cities, around neighborhoods, and into
homes and businesses of digital consumers we provide the right optical fiber, optical cable and components
for efficient, cost-effective transmission.
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