Fiber or equipment for conducting, amplifying, attenuating, multiplexing, and switching light signals.

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Acousto-optic modulators are devices that use sound waves to modify the amplitude, frequency, or phase of light passing through an acousto-optic material.
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Electro-optic modulators are analog or digital devices that use an electric field to alter the characteristics (e.g., band gap and index of refraction) of a material through which light is traveling, changing the characteristics of the light itself.
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Fiber Bragg Gratings (21 suppliers)

Fiber bragg gratings have a periodically altered refractive index to filter certain wavelengths while allowing others to pass.
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Fiber Optic Amplifiers (134 suppliers)

Fiber optic amplifiers re-amplify an attenuated signal without converting the signal into electrical form.
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Fiber optic attenuators are devices that reduce signal power in fiber optic links by inducing a fixed or variable loss. They are used to control the power level of optical signals at the outputs of light sources and electrical-to-optical (E/O) converters. They are also used to test the linearity and dynamic range of photo sensors and photo detectors.
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Fiber Optic Cables (934 suppliers)

Fiber optic cables are composed of one or more transparent optical fibers enclosed in protective coverings and strength members. Fiber optic cables are used to transmit "light" data.
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Fiber optic circulators are nonreciprocal devices that direct a light signal from one port, via a fiber optic line, to another sequentially.
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Fiber optic cleaning and splicing tools are used to connect, adapt, polish, repair, fiber and fiber optic cables. This area includes fiber optic consumables such as polish, swabs, wipes, etc.
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Fiber Optic Cleavers are used to make precise optical fiber end face cuts. The smooth fiber end faces produced by fiber optic cleavers are essential for low loss fusion splicing.
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Fiber Optic Connectors (535 suppliers)

Fiber optic connectors are used to align and join two or more fibers together to provide a means for attaching to, or decoupling from, a transmitter, receiver, or other fiber optic device.
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Fiber Optic Couplers (276 suppliers)

Fiber optic couplers are optical devices that connect three or more fiber ends, dividing one input between two or more outputs, or combining two or more inputs into one output.
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Fiber optic depolarizers are used to randomize the polarization in fiber optic systems.
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Fiber optic faraday rotators take the output from single-mode fibers and rotates the polarization by 90 degrees.
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Fiber optic fault locators shine red laser light through jacketed fibers to identify breaks, bends, faulty connectors, splices and other causes of signal loss.
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Fiber Optic Ferrules (22 suppliers)

Fiber optic ferrules are mechanical fixtures, generally rigid tubes, which are used to confine the stripped end of a fiber or a fiber bundle.
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Fiber Optic Filters (46 suppliers)

Fiber optic filters allow only specific wavelengths to pass into a larger fiber optic system.
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Fiber optic light guides are bundles of optical fibers used for the controlled deliver of light. They tend to be more rigid, and transmit well in both the visible and near-infrared (near-IR) regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.  Fiber optic light guides are sometimes called fiber optic light pipes (fiber optic lightpipes). 
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Fiber Optic Modems (44 suppliers)

Fiber optic modems are used in fiber optic networks for sending and receiving data. They include simple devices with a few ports to multiplexers that can handle large-scale communication networks.
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Fiber optic polarizers (FOP) are placed inline to improve the extinction characteristics of fiber optic cable. They allow the transmission of only one polarization, blocking light in unwanted polarization states.
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Fiber Optic Polishing Machines are used to polish the end faces of fiber optic products (cables, connectors, adapters, etc.) in order to minimize signal losses due to scattering.
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Fiber optic power meters are instruments that measure the average power of a continuous light beam. They are used to test signal power in fiber optic networks.
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Fiber optic proximity sensors use fiber optic technology to detect the proximity of target objects.
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Fiber Optic Receivers (124 suppliers)

Fiber optic receivers are instruments that convert light into electrical signals. They contain a photodiode semiconductor, signal conditioning circuitry, and an amplifier.
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Fiber optic rotary joints (FORJ) are the optical equivalent of electrical slip rings. They enable uninterrupted transmission of an optical signal while rotating along the fiber axis.
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Fiber Optic Splicers (11 suppliers)

Fiber optic splicers are tools used to create a permanent fuse between the ends of two fibers optic cables.
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Fiber Optic Switches (132 suppliers)

Fiber optic switches route an optical signal without electro-optical and opto-electrical conversions.
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Fiber optic test equipment is used to detect the signal loss/change through a fiber optic cable.
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Fiber optic test sources review the performance of a system by injecting light through the fibers.
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Fiber optic transceivers include both a transmitter and a receiver in the same component.
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Fiber optic transmitters are devices that include an LED or laser source, and signal conditioning electronics, to inject a signal into fiber.
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Fiber optic transponders are devices that receive, amplify, and retransmit optical signals on different wavelength channels.
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Fiber Recoaters (5 suppliers)

Fiber Recoaters restore the primary coating to stripped optical fiber sections after splicing.
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Light Guides (137 suppliers)

Light guides conduct the flow of light from a light source to a point of use in areas that are too small or too hazardous to permit the installation of a light bulb. There are two basic types of light guides: liquid and fiber optic.  Light guides are sometimes called light pipes (lightpipes).
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Optical Add/Drop Multiplexers (OADMs) are used in wavelength-division multiplexing systems for multiplexing and routing fiber optic signals.
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Optical Channel Monitors (OCMs) are used to measure channel power, wavelength, and optical signal-to-noise ratio (OSNR) for each channel in DWDM networks. They are also sometimes referred to as optical performance monitors (OPMs).
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Optical fiber identifiers are designed to non-invasively identify continuous-wave signals in fiber optic cables. They are low cost, hand-held tools that identify signals in single-mode fiber without interrupting service or damaging the fiber.
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Optical Interleavers are 3-port passive fiber optic devices that are used to combine two sets of dense wavelength division mulitplexing (DWDM) channels into a composite signal.
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Optical Isolators (78 suppliers)

Optical isolators are optical devices that allow light to be transmitted in only one direction. They are most often used to prevent any light from reflecting back down the fiber, as this light would enter the source and cause feedback problems.
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Optical Line Terminals serve as service provider endpoints of a passive optical network by converting between electrical (voice, data, video, etc.) and fiber optic signals while also coordinating multiplexing between the two.
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Optical linear encoders use fiber optic technology to sense position and displacement.
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Optical network terminals convert incoming optical signals into electrical signals at the end users for passive optical networks (PONs).
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Optical spectrum analyzers (OSA) can divide a lightwave signal into its constituent wavelengths. This means that it is possible to see the spectral profile of the signal over a certain wavelength range.
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Optical time domain reflectometers (OTDR) measure the elapsed time and intensity of light reflected along an optical fiber. They are useful tools for locating problems in an optical network as they can compute the distance to breaks or attenuation.
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PLC splitters, also known as planar lightwave circuit splitters, are designed to manage the power of optical signals through splitting and routing.
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Specialty optical fiber is modified, usually by doping, for a specialized function. It consists of one or more transparent fibers enclosed in a protective covering.
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Time division multiplexers (TDM) share transmission time on the information channel among many data sources.
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Wavelength division multiplexers (WDM) are devices that combine light signals with different wavelengths, coming from different fibers, onto a single fiber. They include dense wavelength division multiplexers (DWDM), devices that use optical (analog) multiplexing techniques to increase the carrying capacity of fiber networks beyond levels that can be accomplished via time division multiplexing (TDM).
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Wavelength Lockers (4 suppliers)

Wavelength lockers are used to stabilize the wavelength output of lasers used in dense wavelength division multiplexers or optical add drop multiplexer systems as well as tunable lasers.
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