Fiber optic testing & measurement using otdr and spectrum analyzer: Lightwave

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Fiber optic testing involves a variety of equipment and applies to myriad applications. OTDRs, BERT sets, optical spectrum analyzers, power meters, light sources, and other instruments are common tools of the fiber optic testing trade. You’ll find fiber optic testing news, products, and application information here.

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Yokogawa AQ6373B optical spectrum analyzer offers new features

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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...

pocketBERT offers pB100A quad 28G PRBS generator and checker, BER calculator

02/25/2015 Test and measurement instrument developer pocketBERT has extended its range of miniature instrume...

Greenlee offers 180XL visual fault locator

02/25/2015 Greenlee/A Textron Company (NYSE: TXT) has introduced the 180XL Visual Fault Locator for fast and...

Keysight adds PAM-4 analysis to 86100D DCA-X Series oscilloscopes

02/11/2015 Test and measurement systems vendor Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) says that engineers ...

Luna, Advanced Photonix to merge

02/02/2015 Luna Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: LUNA), maker of fiber-optic sensing and test and measurement produ...

Keysight adds adjustable integrated ISI features to J-BERT

01/28/2015 Test and measurement instrument specialist Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) has added adj...

ADVA offers access link monitoring for dark fiber networks

12/10/2014 Optical transport systems vendor ADVA Optical Networking has taken the wraps off the FSP 3000 Acc...

GL Communications adds Ethernet and IP test to PacketExpert

12/10/2014 Test and measurement equipment supplier GL Communications Inc. now offers Ethernet and IP test ca...

AFL adds Link Map with pass/fail to FlexTester OTDR and loss test set

12/10/2014 AFL has unveiled a Link Map with Pass/Fail option for its OFL280 and FLX380 FlexTester line of al...

JDSU offers virtualized RFC 6349 test capabilities

12/04/2014 JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) says it now offers RFC 6349 testing as a virtualized network function (VNF). ...

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...

Multilane offers CFP4 test development kit

11/24/2014 Hi-speed test and measurement equipment provider Multilane SAL has added a new range of products ...
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EXFO enhances 40G/100G test capabilities

11/13/2014 Test and measurement vendor EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO, TSX: EXF) has added new features to its FTB/...

IEEE delivers EPON interoperability test program

11/06/2014 The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) has unveiled three new standards for conformance testing...

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