OFS to Present Four Technical Papers at Photonics West BiOS & LASE Conferences

Created February 11, 2016
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BiOS/ Photonics West, San Francisco, California, February 3, 2016 –

OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of innovative fiber optic products will present four papers at SPIE’s Photonics West, in the BiOS and LASE Conferences located at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California from 13 through 18 February 2016.

The tracks, dates and titles of the 4 papers are as follows:

Photonics West – BIOS – Clinical Technologies and Systems – Optical Fibers and Sensors for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment Applications XVI (Conference 9702):

  • Sunday, 14 February | 8:20 AM – 10:00 AM: Improved uniformity of meter long continuous sensor gratings in offset core fibers through correction of fiber lensing aberrations
  • Sunday, 14 February | 4:00 PM – 5:20 PM: Mechanical properties of polyimide coated optical fiber at elevated temperatures

Photonics West – LASE – Laser Source Engineering – Fiber Lasers XIII: Technology, Systems, and Applications (Conference 9728):

  • Wednesday, 17 February | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Polarization maintaining, very-large-mode area, Er fiber amplifier for high energy pulses at 1572.3 nm
  • Thursday, 18 February | 8:20 AM – 10:10 AM: Efficient pump combiner’s for fiber lasers and amplifiers

Dr. Clifford Headley of OFS Laboratories and Session 3 chair on Mode Instability in the Fiber Laser Conference said, “In cooperation with its customers and to solve problems faced by multiple industries, OFS develops sophisticated optical fiber solutions for the industries we serve.” Headley continues, “These four technical presentations are pertinent and extremely useful for the industries and demonstrate our commitment to providing solutions that meet the critical requirements of the marketplace.”

OFS is a leading designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, fiber optic cable, connectivity, fiber-to-the-subscriber (FTTX) and specialty photonics products. We provide reliable, cost-effective solutions for a broad range of applications including telecommunications, medicine, industrial automation, sensing, government, aerospace and defense. These products help our customers meet the needs of consumers and businesses, both today and into the future.  For more information on all of the presentations by OFS please visit the SPIE BiOS and

Photonics West web site or visit www.ofsoptics.com


This article was written
by Matthew Peach

Matthew Peach is a freelance technology journalist specialising in photonics and communications. He has previously worked for several business-to-business publishers, editing a range of high-tech magazines and websites.