Fiber optic transmission equipment including transceivers & transponders for SFP, SFF, CFP, CXP & XFP: Lightwave


Optical transmission equipment includes transceivers, transponders, and similar modules. XFP, SFP, SFP+, SFF, and QSFP are some of the more popular form factors, with CXP and CFP emerging for 100-Gbps applications. You’ll find product and tutorial information about such modules on this page.


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Datwyler upgrades single-mode fiber cable lines

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Avago QSFP+ 40G BiDi transceiver

Avago agrees to sell optical modules business to Foxconn Interconnect Technology

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HUBER+SUHNER Cube Optics demos 100GBase-LR4 ROSA

09/30/2015 HUBER+SUHNER Cube Optics used ECOC in Valencia, Spain, to demonstrate a miniature multi-lambda 10...

Finisar showcases CFP8 400 Gigabit Ethernet optical transceiver at ECOC 2015

09/28/2015 Optical component and subsystems developer Finisar Corp. (NASDAQ: FNSR) is providing a glimpse of...

NTT Electronics offers 200-Gbps coherent transmission DSP

09/28/2015 Addressing a serious gap in capabilities, NTT Electronics (NEL) has announced at ECOC 2015 in Val...
MTP-16 multi-fiber optical connector

US Conec offers MTP-16 multi-fiber connector for high-speed requirements

09/27/2015 Fiber-optic interconnect supplier US Conec will unveil the MTP-16 multi-fiber optical connector a...

Keysight intros tunable laser sources for optical components test

09/24/2015 Test and measurement instrument specialist Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) has unveiled ...

SWDM Alliance targets data center wideband multimode fiber use

09/22/2015 As a sign of the building momentum behind wideband multimode fiber (WBMMF), nine companies have j...

Prysmian, Berk-Tek report 40-Gbps wideband multimode fiber test results

09/22/2015 Prysmian Group and Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company, say they have collaborated to demonstrate the tran...
CommScope SYSTIMAX LazrSPEED 550 WideBand Multimode Fiber (WBMMF)

CommScope intros LazrSPEED 550 WideBand Multimode Fiber

09/21/2015 Building on technology demonstrated at OFC 2015 this past March, CommScope has introduced fiber-o...
OFS LaserWave FLEX WideBand multimode fiber (WBMMF)

OFS offers Laserwave FLEX WideBand multimode fiber

09/21/2015 Fiber and fiber-optic cable provider OFS is using this week's BICSI conference to jump into the m...

Oclaro sampling combo CLR4/CWDM4 QSFP28 optical transceiver

09/18/2015 Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) says it has begun sampling a QSFP28 optical transceiver that can supp...
Bristol Instruments 828B Optical Wavelength Meter

Bristol Instruments speeds WDM testing with optical wavelength meter

09/14/2015 Laser wavelength measurement specialist Bristol Instruments, Inc. has introduced the 828B Optical...

Avago offers 40-Gbps BiDi multimode fiber QSFP+ optical transceiver

09/10/2015 Avago Technologies (NASDAQ:AVGO) says its latest 40-Gbps bidirectional (BiDi) multimode fiber QSF...

II-VI offers OTDR+ for embedded network monitoring

09/03/2015 II-VI Inc. (NASDAQ:IIVI), best known for its optical components and subsystems, is expanding beyo...

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Stephen Hardy

by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

ECOC Reporter's Notebook: Day 3

Thu Oct 01 02:15:00 CDT 2015
So let's wrap things up quickly with a few odds and ends... The story I posted on Finisar showing off a CFP8 garnered a lot of interest, so I'm start with that. First, I should emphasize that what they displayed was not a working 400 Gigabit Ethernet transceiver. It wasn't even a prototype of such a transceiver. It was, as th...
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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