Corning® manufactures its erbium-doped fibers using the patented “Outside Vapor Deposition” method (OVD). Erbium-doped fibers are used in optical amplifiers, like erbium-doped fiber amplifiers (EDFAs).
Corning® Erbium-doped specialty fibers*
Manufactured with Corning’s patented outside vapor deposition (OVD) process, Corning® Erbium-doped specialty fibers set the worldwide standard for uniformity and reliability. Corning offers erbium-doped fibers with hermetic coatings for significant advantage with respect to mechanical reliability and resistance to hydrogen-induced optical attenuation degradation.
*(Excerpt from Corning® product flyers)
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