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 ...
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).
Here's a look back at some of the technological highlights Lightwave has covered over the past 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.
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.
Absolute wavelength of WDM lasers are measured to ± 0.3 pm, guaranteed by continuous calibration with a built-in wavelength standard.