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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NetScout to merge with Danaher's communications test business

10/14/2014 Danaher Corp. (NYSE: DHR) says it has signed a definitive agreement with NetScout Systems, Inc. (...

Aragon Photonics offers BOSA Lite optical spectrum analyzer

10/08/2014 Spanish optical test and measurement systems vendor Aragon Photonics Labs S.L.U. has unveiled the...

VeEX extends OTDR capabilities across multiple lines

10/08/2014 Telecom and cable MSO test and measurement equipment vendor VeEX has expanded its optical time do...

Lightel adds Wi-Fi to fiber inspection probe

09/30/2014 Lightel Technologies Inc. has introduced the DI-1000-WIFI, a wireless extension to its DI-1000 fa...

Tektronix demos 70-GHz oscilloscope prototype at ECOC 2014

09/24/2014 Test and measurement specialist Tektronix is demonstrating at ECOC 2014 in Cannes, France, a prot...

Delaire USA offers fiber-optic test links for 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet optical transceivers

09/24/2014 Delaire USA says its 8800 Family of Fiber Optic Test Links simplifies 40 Gigabit Ethernet and 100...

Munich Instruments offers C-BERT for 4x25G optical transceiver, component testing

09/24/2014 Test and measurement systems developer Munich Instruments is showing off the C-BERT MI-PE2810–4 q...

Yokogawa unveils AQ7280 Optical Time Domain Reflectometer line

09/24/2014 Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corp. has expanded its optical time domain reflectometers (OTDR...
Yenista Optics CT400 Passive Component Tester

Yenista offers expanded fiber-optic testing line at ECOC

09/24/2014 Fiber-optic test and measurement instrument vendor Yenista Optics has used the 2014 ECOC event in...

Anritsu upgrades MP1800A analyzer for terabit transmission

09/17/2014 Test and measurement equipment developer Anritsu Co. has added a 32-channel synchronization funct...

JDSU management details split, M&A possibilities

09/15/2014 Management at JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) promised attendees of an analyst meeting September 11 that the ...
Keysight Technologies M8195A arbitrary waveform generator

Keysight Technologies offers 65-GSa/s, 20-GHz arbitrary waveform generator

09/11/2014 Keysight Technologies, Inc., which is the soon-to-be independent electronic test and measurement ...

JDSU to split in two

09/10/2014 JDSU announced after trading closed September 10 its intention to split its optical components an...

Light Brigade has used gear for sale

09/03/2014 The Light Brigade, the education and training arm of AFL, is offering to sell some of the equipme...

AFL adds CWDM capabilities to WDM900 Lightwave Test Set

08/26/2014 AFL says it has added CWDM test capabilities to its WDM900 Lightwave Test Set. The test and measu...

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