Fiber Optic Connectors

3M Expanded Beam Optical Interconnect

The 3M Expanded Beam Optical Interconnect achieves excellent attenuation values especially in singlemode applications, which is unique on the market to date. Rosenberger OSI is the first company, that assembles the innovative 3M Expanded Beam Optical Interconnect connector with fiber optic cables.


Features

  • The connector developed by 3M is less sensitive to dirt, so that multiple matings are possible with minimal cleaning effort
  • 3M Expanded Beam Optical Interconnect offers outstanding attenuation values for singlemode applications - insert loss: <0.70 dB and return loss: >55 dB
  • The expanded beam connector is equipped with a ferrule supporting 12 singlemode or multimode fibers

Applications

  • data center applications

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