Craig MacMillan

Applications Engineer, R&D, Splicing Division at AFL

Craig MacMillan is an application engineer for fusion splicers and accessories at AFL (Duncan, SC). He earned a Bachelor of Science in Physics from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a focus in optical sciences. As an application engineer, he works alongside sales, repair, and customers to solve day-to-day splicing challenges experienced in the field.

FIGURE 1. The profile alignment system (PAS; a) and refraction of illumination light in a PAS optical system (b).
Fiber Optics

Core alignment for splicing large mode area fibers

March 31, 2022
As fiber lasers proliferate and designs evolve, goals for higher laser power and efficiency are increasingly more important, making the need for better quality splices critical...