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Fan Outs

Plug-and-play component for multicore fibers

  • Compact package size
  • High data rates
  • Scalable manufacturing technique

Typical Applications:

  • 2D bend sensing
  • Active Optical Cables (AOCs)
  • Photonic Integrated Circuits
  • Distributed sensing

    Comparison
    Model FAN-4C FAN-7C
    Operating Wavelength (nm) 1550 1310 & 1550
    Insertion Loss (dB) 1 (typical) 1310: 1-2 (typical)
    1550: 1 (typical)
    Number of Cores 4 7
    Crosstalk (dB) ≤-45 (typical) ≤-45 (typical)
    Core Configuration Square 1310: Hexagon plus central core
    1550: Spun
    Hexagonal plus central core
    Operating Temperature (°C) 0 to +85 0 to +85
    Connectorization Single core: None, LC/PC, LC/APC, FC/PC, FC/UPC, SC/PC, SC/APC, MTP/APC and others upon request
    Multicore: None, FC (narrow keyway), SC (all in PC or APC) and others upon request
    Single core: None, LC/PC, LC/APC, FC/PC, FC/UPC, SC/PC, SC/APC, MTP/APC and others upon request
    Multicore: None, FC (narrow keyway), SC (all in PC or APC) and others upon request
    Product Variants Explained

    FAN-4C

    Fan-out unit designed to guide light from a 4 core fiber into 4 separate SMF28 pigtails.

    FAN-7C

    Fan-out unit designed to guide light from a 7 core fiber into 7 separate SMF28 pigtails.

    Operating Wavelength (nm) 1550
    Insertion Loss (dB) 1 (typical)
    Number of Cores 4
    Crosstalk (dB) ≤-45 (typical)
    Core Configuration Square
    Operating Temperature (°C) 0 to +85
    Connectorization Single core: None, LC/PC, LC/APC, FC/PC, FC/UPC, SC/PC, SC/APC, MTP/APC and others upon request
    Multicore: None, FC (narrow keyway), SC (all in PC or APC) and others upon request
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