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Fiber Selection and Standards Guide for Premises Networks 
There are several main types of optical fiber and the way each is designed, the characteristics they possess and the way these cause the fiber to operate determine the application to which a given fiber is most appropriate.

Sustaining the Cloud with a Faster, Greener, and Uptime-Optimized Data Center 
 It is well recognized that backbone, metro and access networks need to deliver higher capacity in order to provide pipelines big enough for all this data to flow. But what’s happening at the source and storage points for all this data? Both LANs and data centers are undergoing their own personal revolutions in terms of the ways they are built and operated, yet more specifically it is the data centers, with their high volume throughput of data, that are at the forefront of these changes and are therefore worthy of more detailed investigation.

Smart Cabling: Constructing a cost effective reliable and upgradeable cable infrastructure for your data centre/enterprise network 
As data centre and enterprise network facilities today are under unrelenting pressure to deliver higher capacity, highly reliable systems with sound technology robustness for the future, facilities continue to adopt the truly future proof technology of optical fibre. The reasons for converting to optical fibre away from legacy copper based cabling systems are numerous, but include high data rate scalability, enhanced power and cooling efficiencies, reduction in pathway and space utilisation, low latency and ease of testing and installation.

Bending the Truth - Get the straight story about Corning® ClearCurve® multimode fibers
Abstract: Understand what important design considerations were taken into account during our journey to bring this product to market and what questions you should be asking about your BIMMF choice.

50 µm Optical Fiber Q&A 
: 50 µm Fiber Q & A. Answers questions and concerns surrounding 50 µm fiber.

Advantages of the Corning Optical Fiber Manufacturing Process   
: Corning uses the outside vapor deposition process to manufacture optical fiber because of its process consistency, superior quality, and greater ability to scale to large volume.

Bit Error Rate (BER) Functionality Testing of Laser-Optimized Multimode Fibre: DMD-mask or minEMBc? 
Abstract: The minEMBc (minimum calculated effective modal bandwidth) measurement method is used to certify the laser bandwidth of all Corning 50 micron InfiniCor multimode fibres.  Corning has extensively studied minEMBc and other laser bandwidth techniques and has reported the superiority of the minEMBc laser bandwidth technique in several published articles and white papers.

Characterizing Bandwidth Length Uniformity in High Speed Data Communication Multimode Optical Fiber
Abstract: This paper provides an overview of the work done by Corning Optical Fiber to ensure that every length of multimode fiber shipped meets bandwidth specifications, and that multimode fiber networks will function as designed 100% of the time.

Comparison of Mechanical Reliability Models for Optical Fibers 
: The intended service life for optical fiber cables often is in excess of 25 years, and it is not practical to conduct experiments to directly assess reliability on such time scales. In order to quantify reliability of the system, it is necessary to perform accelerated experiments in the laboratory and extrapolate these results to less severe in-service conditions.

Corning Incorporated’s 40 Gb/s Demonstration at the 2008 Interop New York Exposition White Paper  
Abstract: The need for speed. As bandwidth demand continues to increase, the need for higher speeds is also growing and the next generation standards are currently being developed.

Evolution of 50/125 µm Fiber Since the Publication of IEEE 802.3ae (Chinese) 
Abstract: Since the publication of IEEE 802.3ae, the "10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) Standard", development work has continued on high-bandwidth 50 micron (µm) multimode optical fibers for enterprise networks.

Evolution of 50/125 µm Fiber Since the Publication of IEEE 802.3ae (English)  
Abstract: Since the publication of IEEE 802.3ae, the "10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) Standard", development work has continued on high-bandwidth 50 micron (µm) multimode optical fibers for enterprise networks.

Laser Bandwidth Measurements in Fiber Data Delivery for Corning® InfiniCor® Fibers  
Abstract: In January 2006, Corning Optical Fiber announced that measured laser bandwidth values would be provided all Corning® InfiniCor® fibers shipped to strategic customers. Corning has led industry development of laser bandwidth metrics for multimode fiber, and since 1998 has been the only optical fiber manufacturer to specify both the standardized bandwidth measurement procedure and the pass/fail criteria for every laser-optimized™ multimode fiber shipped. With this announcement, Corning Optical Fiber extended their laser bandwidth leadership to become the only manufacturer providing factory measurements to customers in their Fiber Data Delivery (FDD).

The Importance of minEMBc Laser Bandwidth Measured Multimode Fiber for High Performance Premises Networks  
Abstract: This paper details why the most recently standardized laser bandwidth measurement method, minEMBc (calculated minimum effective modal bandwidth), is necessary for multi-Gigabit transmission over laser optimized multimode fibers.