SOURCE: Mobius Photonics, Inc.

Mobius Photonics, Inc.

July 06, 2010 16:00 ET

Mobius Photonics Develops "Meight" Optical Fiber Connector

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - July 6, 2010) -  Mobius Photonics, an innovative producer of short pulsed fiber laser sources (IR, green, and UV laser), has developed the "Meight" connector -- a detachable optical fiber connector designed for precision power applications such as pump light delivery and fiber coupling in commercial and industrial lasers. Meight connectors accommodate up to a few hundred watts of power via multimode fibers with core diameters from 50 microns to 1 mm.

"Mobius has developed the Meight connector with the goal of establishing a new standard for optical fiber connecting," said Red Byer, Mobius vice president of operations. "We've engineered a design that combines high power delivery with simple, repeatable insertion and extraction capabilities, and is compatible with a sealed bulkhead laser design. Through licensing we plan to introduce Meight connectors to the market, ultimately giving laser makers a new option in performance from an optical power connector."

Meight connectors are keyed for consistent, repeatable coupling. A large-thread hex nut guides and fastens the connector in place to ensure a secure, reliable mechanical connection. Meight connectors can be used to fiber couple through a sealed bulkhead and are capable of being de-coupled without breaking the bulkhead seal. Bulkhead interfaces are available to connect Meight to Meight, Meight to SMA, as well as launch between Meight and free space.

About Mobius Photonics
Founded in 2005, Mobius Photonics, Inc. produces fiber-based laser sources for applications ranging from material processing for solar cell manufacturing, semiconductor fabrication and assembly, and flat panel display manufacturing, to scientific uses such as super resolution microscopy. The Mobius Photonics team combines in-depth understanding of customer needs with manufacturing experience, and pushes the state-of-the-art by working in close collaboration with suppliers and customers around the world.

For more information, visit www.mobiusphotonics.com or call (408) 496-1084.

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