| JULY 14-16, 2014

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  • Editorial

    • Thanks for the memories

      In case the front cover delivered the message with too much subtlety, this year marks Lightwave's 30th anniversary. A lot has happened over that time ...

  • Features

    • We take a look back

      Lightwave published its first issue in January 1984, which means we've now reached the ripe old age of 30 (which, in these days of the Internet, is about 150 in magazine years).

    • Three decades of innovation

      Here's a look back at some of the technological highlights Lightwave has covered over the past 30 years.

    • The most important story of the last 30 years

      Lightwave has covered a lot of stories in its history. But one story rises above the rest as the event that made the optical communications industry what it is today – for better and worse.

    • Fiber best practices for the wireless world

      Wireless networks are becoming heterogeneous. But regardless of the wireless technology used, increasing fiber penetration is required – and so are best practices for fiber installation and maintenance.

  • Product Showcase

    • Showcase

      Absolute wavelength of WDM lasers are measured to ± 0.3 pm, guaranteed by continuous calibration with a built-in wavelength standard.

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