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Optical components include lasers, splitters, multiplexers, switches, photodetectors and other receiver types, silicon optical benches, and other building blocks of fiber optic communications modules, line cards, and systems. You’ll find new product announcements and tutorial information on this page.

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Skorpios states case for silicon photonics at OFC

03/25/2015 Silicon photonics focused startup Skorpios Technologies, Inc. is using OFC 2015 to demonstrate it...

Micro-integrated coherent receiver from NeoPhotonics targets pluggable modules, line cards

03/23/2015 NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE: NPTN) has extended its line of modules and components for 100G and 400G...

Dual micro-ITLA now sampling from Oclaro

03/18/2015 Optical component and subsystem developer Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) reveals it is now sampling ...

Web 2.0 companies likely shape optical network market says LightCounting

03/03/2015 While spending by traditional communications carriers still dominates the fiber-optic network tec...

JDSU reveals names for post-split companies

02/27/2015 For those of you wondering which arm of JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) would retain the family name once the...

3SAE expands fiber splicing, glass processing offerings

01/29/2015 3SAE Technologies, which specializes in fiber-optic preparation tools and glass processing equipm...

QLogic, Broadcom demo 25 Gigabit Ethernet, 100 Gigabit Ethernet chip interoperability

01/27/2015 Data center network equipment provider QLogic Corp. (NASDAQ:QLGC) says it has successfully demons...

LightPath Technologies closes $1.3M private placement with Pudong Science & Technology

01/22/2015 LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTH), which supplies optical components and subsystems, sa...

VI Systems intros 50-Gbps module using 850-nm VCSEL

01/22/2015 Optical component and module supplier VI Systems GmbH has unveiled the V50-850M, a fiber-coupled ...

AFL adds to patent portfolio

01/15/2015 AFL says it recently has been awarded four new patents. They cover technologies related to the co...

OZ Optics' optical taps, power monitors now Telcordia GR-468 qualified

01/15/2015 OZ Optics says it has completed Telcordia testing of its line of optical taps and power monitors ...

EMCORE's tunable laser and transceiver lines move to NeoPhotonics as acquisition closes

01/07/2015 EMCORE Corp. (NASDAQ:EMKR) and NeoPhotonics Corp. (NASDAQ:NPTN) announced the close of a deal tha...

ZTE takes stake in components vendor Enablence

12/16/2014 Chinese optical systems vendor ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK/A: 000063.SZ) has invested CAD$2.7 million (...

Silicon photonics now part of Huawei, imec partnership

12/04/2014 Huawei and imec, the European nanophotonics research center, say they have extended their joint w...

VI Systems offers 12x25G parallel optical test boards

11/25/2014 VI Systems GmbH has introduced its second generation of 12-channel parallel optical transmitter a...

COMPONENTS Featured Articles

Coherent optical receivers - the complete answer

Pulling the signal out of a coherent transmission isn't easy. Fortunately, technology has found t...

2014 Lightwave Innovation Awards

We invited technology developers to submit products for review by our independent panel of judges.

Bend matters, Part 2: Microbending in optical fibers

Optical power loss is a significant determinant of network performance. Loss can come from a vari...

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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

OFC 2015 Reporter's Notebook: Day 2

Wed Mar 25 22:30:00 CDT 2015
I don't know if it's a fully coordinated effort or merely coincidence, but I've met with several companies so far (Finisar, OFS, and Avago among them, with CommScope joining the list on Thursday) who want you all to know that multimode fiber isn't dead yet. Sure, Microsoft, Facebook, and other data center operators are toutin...
Chris Janz

by Chris Janz
Ciena Corp.

Why there is no room for ego in the new-age networking ecosystem

Fri Jan 23 14:30:00 CST 2015
The term "ecosystem" seems pretty well ensconced in the IT industry, and in networking too of late. The idea of a system of vendors, developers, and operators interacting and collaborating to mutual benefit is one that seems like it ought to have come to fruition a long time ago. Given where we are heading...

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Optical Access Strategies for MSOs

Even with ongoing work on advances such as DOCSIS 3.1, fiber will become even more critical for cable operators as bandwidth demands grow. These articles highlight potential future pathways.

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