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Global Plastic Optical Fiber Market & Technology Assessment Study - 2014

(August 18, 2014)

DUBLIN, IRELAND -- (Marketwired) -- 08/18/14 -- Research and Markets ("> has announced the addition of the "Plastic Optical Fiber Market & Technology Assessment Study - 2014" report to their offering.

The plastic optical fiber (POF) data business is going through a period of extraordinary growth driven by the automotive manufacturers in Europe and by new technology development. Industrial controls and medical applications continue to be the bedrock of the industry, and they, too, are experiencing healthy growth. Unlike the telecommunications field, the POF business covers many industries and is not as vulnerable to industry downturns.

New technological developments in sources, connectors, and fibers are expanding the bandwidth-distance limits of POF into new applications. After many years of playing second fiddle to the glass optical fiber business, POF is now starting to get the recognition it deserves. Some are even saying that POF could be a disruptive technology.

Over the past three years, there has been a dramatic increase in the GI-POF technology and its availability in the market. This has resulted in increased interest by component suppliers and end users. The market for short, high-speed optical links is experiencing extraordinary growth. These links are less than 100 meters, with speeds up to 40Gbps.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction 2. Why POF? 3. Comparison Between Copper, GOF, and POF 4. POF Historical Development and Organization 5. Technical Characteristics of POF Fibers Systems 6. Light Sources 7. Optical Connectors and Splicing 8. Couplers 9. POF Cables 10. POF Cost Comparisons 11. Integrated Optics 12. Lenses 13. Fiber Bragg Gratings 14. Optical Amplifiers 15. Test Equipment 16. POF Systems - Ethernet Example 17. POF Hardware for Ethernet 18. Illustrative Examples of POF Data Communications Applications 19. POF and Related Standards 20. Components and Testing 21. POF Components - Present Status 22. POF Suppliers 23. POF Component Price Trends 24. Market Drivers 25. POF Markets and Forecasts 26. POF Activities in Various Countries 27. Opportunities in the Emerging POF Business 28. Strategies for Success in the POF Market

Companies Featured:

-- Mitsubishi Rayon -- Asahi Kasei -- Toray Industries Inc. -- Shenzhen Dasheng Optoelectronic Technology Co. Ltd. -- Asahi Glass -- Nanoptics -- OFS-Fitel (now Chromis Fiber Optics) -- Redfern Polymer (Cactus Fiber) (Kiriama) -- Nexans -- Fuji Film -- Luvantix -- Optimedia -- Jiang Daisheng Co. Ltd. -- Sekisui Chemical Company

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-- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. -- Intel Corp -- Microsoft Corp -- Apple Inc. -- Accenture plc -- Schott AG -- McKinsey & Company, Inc. -- Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd -- A.T. Kearney -- The Korea Trade Promotion Corporation (KOTRA) -- Hoser & Mende KG -- Rockwell Automation -- Lenovo Group Ltd. -- Fiberguide Industries Inc -- Itron Inc. -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. -- NovAtel Inc. -- and many more...

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