Lightwave Articles, Mar 2015

Table of Contents


Volume 32, Issue 2
  • Editorial

    • Movin' on up

      Sometimes, when you've lived in the ancient family home all your life, it takes a while to realize when it's time to move out. Your family bought this place before you were born, and it seems like it's part of your DNA.

  • Features

    • Optical IQ modulators for coherent 100G and beyond

      Indium phosphide can overcome the limitations of LiNbO3, opening the door to the performance tomorrow's coherent transmission systems will require.

    • Open networks will be the key to meeting future requirements.

      With game-changing applications that include cloud computing, mobility, video, and Big Data requiring support of non-stop - and costly - bandwidth demands, cloud and service providers are driving toward a new business model. They seek to reduce skyrocketing operational costs and become more efficient, while continuing to ensure real time response and customer loyalty. To accomplish this new model, cloud providers are migrating to open networks, inside and outside the data center.

    • Transforming metro-network economics

      To optimize metro architectures, you need to know your Layer C from your Layer T.

  • Product Showcase

    These are the latest products being featured by Lightwave’s partners. For more information, click on the link at the end of each description.

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