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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Spirent Attero 100G impairment emulator aids Ethernet network, equipment design

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EXFO turns smartphones into wireless fiber inspection tools

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Tektronix offers 70-GHz high-fidelity real-time oscilloscope

04/01/2015 Test and measurement instrument developer Tektronix, Inc. used OFC 2015 last week to debut the DP...

Anritsu O/E calibration module targets 40G components and transceiver measurements

04/01/2015 Test and measurement specialist Anritsu Co. has unveiled the MN4765B O/E Calibration Module for i...

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Deviser Instruments debuts with test sets for wireless tower applications

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Keysight offers tunable laser source module for 8164B lightwave measurement system

03/18/2015 Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) has unveiled the 81606A tunable laser source, a new modu...

Automated BIAS Control for IQ-Mach Zehnder structures unveiled by ID Photonics

03/18/2015 Test and measurement technology developer ID Photonics now offers what it describes as a new type...

Finisar upgrades WaveShaper Optical Processor, WaveAnalyzer 1500S

03/12/2015 Finisar (NASDAQ: FNSR) has made a pair of announcements from the test and measurement side of the...

Yokogawa AQ6373B optical spectrum analyzer offers new features

03/04/2015 Yokogawa Test & Measurement has introduced a new version of its AQ6373 optical spectrum analy...

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...

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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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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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