Potential of hole-assisted fibres in optical access and in-house networks

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Kurashima, Toshio; Hiramatsu, Katsumi; Aoyama, Hiroshi; Nakajima, Kazuhide; Tomita, Shigeru (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 1-7-1 Hanabatake, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0805 Japan)

Hole-assisted fibre (HAF) has an extremely low bending loss characteristic compared with conventional fibre. We describe recent progress on optical wiring technologies based on HAF, which enables us to offer simple and economical FTTH installation.