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En Corning, la innovación nunca se detiene. Cambiamos las comunicaciones cuando inventamos la fibra óptica de pérdida baja.

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At The Speed of Light


Conceptos básicos de fibra


The History of Fiber

For years we have operated within a culture of innovation that has positioned us as the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. In 1970, we ignited the communications revolution by inventing the first low-loss optical fiber for use in telecommunications networks around the world. Since fiber was invented over 40 years ago, our ongoing product and process innovations have helped make possible ever-faster telecommunications networks that link neighborhoods, connect cities, and bridge continents.

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Los modos de la luz

Cómo funciona

Claridad brillante a distancia.

Desarrollamos un conjunto de productos de fibra monomodo y multimodo, reconocidos por su diseño innovador y sus aplicaciones prácticas, para todas las aplicaciones de la actualidad. La fibra monomodo tiene un núcleo más pequeño, lo que permite que solo un modo de luz a la vez se mueva a través de esta. Este diseño se usa principalmente en aplicaciones de telefonía en las que la fibra necesita una gran claridad de señal en grandes distancias. La fibra multimodo tiene un núcleo más grande, lo que permite que cientos de modos se muevan a través de la fibra de manera simultánea. La fibra multimodo se usa principalmente para comunicaciones de datos en las redes empresariales, como campus o...

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Mitos sobre la fibra

La verdad acerca del vidrio

Notablemente fuerte, perdurablemente flexible.

Whether we’re filling a glass of water or washing our windshield, we take glass for granted as a functional yet fragile part of our everyday lives.

What are the myths – and the facts – behind optical fiber?

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Lecciones en una caja

Herramientas educativas para maestros y alumnos

Educación para los científicos del mañana

Nos damos cuenta que los innovadores y soñadores del mañana son vitales para el éxito. Corning se siente honrado de proporcionar estas herramientas educativas a maestros y alumnos, compartiendo nuestro conocimiento acerca de la fibra óptica, su composición y las capacidades de la misma.

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Customer Service

Corning Commits to Outstanding Service, Before, During, and After Delivery

Corning Commits to Outstanding Service

Our objective is to make every customer relationship a completely positive experience thanks to:

  • Technical and field support
  • Customer-specific experts
  • A team prepared to answer questions about network design or system modeling
  • Education via our website

How to Order
Corning offers three convenient ways to order Corning® optical fiber:

  • Contact your sales representative
  • Call the Optical Fiber Customer Service Department at +1 607-248-2000
  • Email the Optical Fiber Customer Service Department at cofic@corning.com

Corning Optical Fiber Information Center
The Corning Optical Fiber Information Center (COFIC) is the most extensive fiber optic information resource in the world. With just a phone call or an email, you can be in touch with a team of trained information specialists and technical experts that are ready to answer your questions and provide you with the information you need. They have an array of resources at their fingertips including product brochures, samples, product specification sheets, case histories, application notes, white papers, technical article reprints, training materials, measurement methods, and much more.

If you currently deploy optical fiber, are considering it for the future, or simply need information on fiber technology, contact COFIC at (607) 248-2000 or by email at cofic@corning.com. Our representatives in North America are available by phone between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday.