Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

DUBLIN, IRELAND -- (Marketwired) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7g3ztz/plastic_optical"> http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7g3ztz/plastic_optical) 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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Sector: Telecommunications and Networks

Over 400 of the Fortune 500 buy their research from Research and Markets. Some of our clients in the area of Telecommunications and Networks include:

--  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... 
Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
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