Fiber

OM5 Fiber Gains Additional Momentum Within Industry

The momentum behind the new OM5 wideband multimode fiber type in buildings and data centers recently received several significant boosts.

The Shortwave Wavelength Division Multi-Source Agreement Group (SWDM MSA) announced on March 16 the formation of an industry consortium to define optical specifications and promote adoption of shortwave WDM standards for use in data center and enterprise campus applications using duplex multimode fiber. The group also announced publications of its first two standards that define optical specifications for four-wavelength SWDM to transmit 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Ethernet signals (“40 GE SWDM4” and “100 GE SWDM4”, respectively).

Read the source article at CommScope.com

Categories: Fiber, SCN

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