NORTHROP GRUMMAN Space Systems has awarded a contract to Experior Laboratories for the testing of optical components for space applications.
Fiber Optic Testing Expansion
Experior Laboratories proudly announces the growth of our fiber optic testing operation with the 1,300 square foot expansion of our fiber optic test lab. Experior Labs’ fiber optic testing services span from optical components for communication networks around the globe, to military, aerospace and space applications. Experior Labs’ test capabilities include environmental exposure and performance assessment of passive and active optical components. Weight savings, EMI immunity and bandwidth needs drive fiber optic components deep into specialty applications for aerospace, space and satellite applications. Expanding our optical component testing infrastructure is a direct result of the ever so growing appetite for more bandwidth.
Experior Labs is proud to be a true partner to our clients, providing fiber optic expertise when it comes to understanding and furthering the reliability assessments of optical components. The qualification of fiber optic components is crucial to guarantee the reliability of our ever growing data networks.
Experior Labs’ fiber optics accreditations and certifications include ISO-17025:2017, MIL-STD-790 by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Verizon and UL LLC
• Salt Spray
• Sand and Dust
• Thermal Shock
• Fluid Susceptibility
• IP Ingress Protection
• IK Impact Resistance
• Vibration and Shock
• Altitude and Pressure
• Tensile and Compression
• Temperature and Humidity
• Fiber Integrity or Flex, Twist and Pull
• And many more…
Experior Labs is approved for testing to the following Military, Aerospace and Shipboard component specifications:
|Specification for Fiber Optic Termini
|Specification for Fiber Optic
|Fiber Optic Cable Specification for Department of Defense Applications
|Specification for Fiber Optic Circulars Connector, Plug and Receptacle Style
|Specifications for Electrical Circular Connectors
|Next-Generation Fiber Optic Connector for Department of Defense Applications
|Specification for Fiber Optic Single Terminus (ST) Connectors
|Specification for Fiber Optic Circulars Connector, Hermaphroditic
|ARINC Specification 801 is intended to provide standardization of a fiber optic interconnect assembly, which is composed of a connector, fiber optic cable, and fiber optic termini for the air transport industry.
|ARINC Specification 802 is intended to provide standardization of fiber optic cable for the air transport industry.
Experior Labs is approved for testing to the following Telecommunications component specifications:
|Single Mode Optical Connectors
|Field-Mountable Optical Fiber Connectors
|Multi-Fiber Optical Connectors
|Hardened Fiber Optic Connectors (HFOCs)
|Hardened Multi-Fiber Optical Connectors (HMFOCs)
|Optical Fiber and Optical Fiber Cable
|Requirements for Premises Fiber Optic Cable
|Optical Fiber Fanouts
|Passive Optical Components
|Reliability Assurance Requirements for Passive Optical Components
|Requirements and Design Considerations for Fiber Distributing Frames
|Requirements for Fiber Optic Splice Closures
|Requirements for Indoor Fiber Distribution Hubs (FDHs)
|Requirements for Outdoor Fiber Distribution Hubs
|Wall Plates, Moldings, and Raceways that Support Fiber Optic Services (Including Fiber to the Premises [FTTP])
|Requirements for Microducts for Fiber Optic Cables
Other Test Standards:
Fiber Optic Expertise
David Cohen, Ph. D.
As Engineer Manager at Experior Laboratories, David Cohen assumes technical leadership for testing of all fiber optic components in both telecom and military/aerospace applications.
Prior to joining Experior Labs, David was the fiber optic scientist at Rifocs Corporation in charge of R&D. Later, as a founding member of the innovative startup nanoPrecison Products, David established and managed their high precision technology and product development center where he obtained many years of metrology experience developing novel high precision metal fiber optic component prototypes.
David has also published many peer-reviewed journal articles, conference papers, and patents in fiber-optic related fields. He holds a BS degree in Physics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.