Speciality optical fibre

Multi-element optical fibre

Passive 7 element optical fibre


  • Multi-element optical fibre containing seven separate single mode glass optical fibres combined in a polymer
  • >40% decrease in size compared to a bundle of seven standard SMF fibres
  • Unique simultaneous draw technology
  • Ultra-low cross 
  • Compatible with standard splicing to existing fibre technology
  • Mode field compatible with SMF28


  • Space division multiplexed (SDM)-based communication and sensors

Performance characteristics:

  • Operating wavelength: 1550 nm
  • Overall coating diameter: Standard 410 µm +/- 5
  • Coating type: Dual acrylate
  • Number of individual elements: 7
  • Individual glass fibre element diameter: 8µm
  • Core diameter of each element: 8.25 +/- 0.25 µm
  • Numercial aperture of each element: 0.12 +/-0.01 
  • Dopant: Ge
  • Typical gain: <0.7dB at 1550 nm
  • Core composition: Ge silicate







NB: Optical fibres are supplied for development and research purposes only and may be withdrawn from sale without notice.