- Corning to Expand Facility in China
Corning Inc. of New York has announced plans to expand its optical fiber manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China. The company said that the decision is based on continued growth in the Chinese market. Work will begin immediately and is expected to be completed in 2009.
- optical fiber
- A thin filament of drawn or extruded glass or plastic having a central core and a cladding of lower index material to promote total internal reflection (TIR). It may be used singly to transmit pulsed optical signals (communications fiber) or in bundles to transmit light or images.
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