Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Co. Ltd. of Wuhan, China, has established its Specialty Fiber Div. with the intention of bringing its plasma chemical vapor deposition fiber-making capabilities to the specialty fiber market. The unit will focus on applications that require high performance, refractive index profiles and tight geometrical tolerances. The company offers high-bandwidth, low-attenuation, 50- to 125-µm graded-index fiber. Its capabilities include standard communication fibers and step-index multimode all-silica polymer-clad fibers.