Specialty Fiber | OEM Optical Communication Solutions | Corning

Specialty optical fibers for telecom, datacom, sensing, industrial and medical industries

Changing the Way You See and Use Fiber

Changing the Way You See and Use Fiber

Corning’s Specialty Fibers are used in a wide range of applications including fibers required for components in the well-established telecom and datacom markets to the fibers required in emerging markets like medical, aerospace and defense, sensing applications and beyond. We can design custom fibers to support entirely new applications where fibers will be an essential component.

Our strategy is to look at fiber — the actual glass core and cladding, and the protective coatings — in terms of a matrix where each or all can be rapidly customized at our customers direction. We can do this in terms of size, optical properties, temperature/environment resistance, bend insensitivity, operating wavelength, etc.

If you don’t see a particular fiber in our catalog that meets your needs, please contact us to discuss your unique requirements.

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Sensing: Know-How for Quick Response

More often optical fibers are used for communications as well as sensing elements in a wide variety of growing applications. Optical fiber has inherent advantages over other types of sensors given they are immune to EMI, have a wide temperature range usage, and can be multiplexed. We understand that what makes an ideal fiber for communications, might not be ideal as a sensing fiber. So we develop and manufacture fibers with unique properties to match the application. We have the deep knowledge and capabilities to rapidly customize the glass and/or coatings of the fiber to optimize performance to fit our customer’s required needs.

Explore these areas:

High Temp/Harsh Environment Fiber
Special Single-Mode Fiber

Telecommunications: High-Performance

Our groundbreaking telecommunications innovations provide customers with solutions that bring high-quality broadband capabilities right to your doorstep. Customers choose our fibers first and foremost for their renowned reliability and consistency. While maintaining these key parameters, we also have the ability to go from concept to product rapidly– something our customers demand in a dynamic industry.

Explore these areas:

High-Index Fiber/Bend Insensitive
PANDA/Polarization Maintaining Fiber
Special Single Mode Fiber