SMF-28® Ultra Optical Fibers

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Industry-leading attenuation, improved macrobend performance, and 9.2 µm mode field diameter, all in one fiber

SMF-28® Ultra and SMF-28® Ultra 200 Optical Fibers

SMF-28® Ultra and SMF-28® Ultra 200 Optical Fibers

SMF-28® Ultra Optical Fiber

SMF-28® Ultra optical fiber was the first in the market to combine the benefit of industry-leading attenuation and improved macrobend performance, all in one fiber. This premium single-mode fiber is designed for regional, long-haul, metro, access, mobile, and fiber to the home (FTTH) applications, along with being fully backward compatible with the installed base of legacy single-mode fibers.

The newest addition to our SMF-28 Ultra fiber portfolio, SMF-28 Ultra 200 fiber enables the design of smaller, lighter high-fiber-count, high-density cables. By exceeding the standards requirements of ITU-T G.657.A1 and G.652.D, SMF-28 Ultra 200 fiber ensures full backwards compatibility with other fiber types that satisfy these requirements.

With the benefit of MFD backwards compatibility, network operators have the freedom to deploy fiber-rich, high-density cables to address capacity and congestion – with the proven performance of SMF-28 Ultra fiber.

SMF-28 Ultra fiber can be purchased natural, colored, or ringmarked. Corning fibers with ColorPro™ identification technology, our coloring solution, enable cable manufacturers to reduce cost, minimize footprint, and leverage an enhanced product offering. Find more information about Corning® ColorPro™ Identification Technology.

SMF-28® Ultra 200 Optical Fiber

In 2015, we introduced the industry’s first 200-micron fiber which provides low loss, macrobend performance, and a 9.2 micron MFD. SMF-28 Ultra 200 fiber helps solve one of the world’s toughest network challenges – increasing fiber count without taking up more space by providing all the benefits of SMF-28 Ultra fiber in a reduced diameter.

The newest addition to our SMF-28 Ultra fiber portfolio, SMF-28 Ultra 200 fiber enables the design of smaller, lighter high-fiber-count, high-density cables. By exceeding the standards requirements of ITU-T G.657.A1 and G.652.D, SMF-28 Ultra 200 fiber ensures full backwards compatibility with other fiber types that satisfy these requirements.

With the benefit of MFD backwards compatibility, network operators have the freedom to deploy fiber-rich, high-density cables to address capacity and congestion – with the proven performance of SMF-28 Ultra fiber.

SMF-28 Ultra 200 fiber can be purchased natural, colored, or ringmarked. Corning fibers with ColorPro™ identification technology, our coloring solution, enable cable manufacturers to reduce cost, minimize footprint, and leverage an enhanced product offering. Find more information about Corning® ColorPro™ Identification Technology.