Lab test equipment for fiber optic testing using oscilloscope, optical spectrum analyzer & OTDR: Lightwave


Lab testing tools must provide reliable performance across a variety of applications. They can include OTDRs, BERT sets, optical spectrum analyzers, light sources, optical switches, and more. On the manufacturing floor, test equipment helps technicians make pass/fail decisions.



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...

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...
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...

Ixia expands 100GbE test support via additional optical transceiver interfaces

08/18/2014 Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) has added new 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100 GbE) transceiver interfaces to its Xc...

Yenista opens new office in California

08/14/2014 French test and measurement equipment manufacturer Yenista Optics SA has opened a sales support a...
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Agilent electronic test unit assumes Keysight Technologies name

08/01/2014 While the spin out of Agilent Technologies’ electronic measurement business isn’t expected to be ...

Agilent touts 100 Gigabit Ethernet compliance test applications

07/10/2014 Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has introduced what it claims is the industry’s first complia...

Agilent unveils DOCSIS 3.1 waveform creation software

07/03/2014 Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has introduced the M9099 Waveform Creator 2.0 software, provi...

VeEX closes Agizer, Optixsoft acquisitions

07/02/2014 Test and measurement specialist VeEX Inc. has closed two acquisitions of companies in Eastern Eur...

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ECOC 2014 Reporter's Notebook: Day 3

Wed Sep 24 15:04:00 CDT 2014
The third and final day of the exhibition has come and gone – except, perhaps, for those literally lost souls who have not yet found their way to an exit. ECOC always has a rather bizarre floor plan, but this year they should have just brought in hedges and a minotaur. Here’s a whirlwind tour of what I ran across today and s...
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It’s hard to believe we’re talking about it already: The end of the 100G era. But skyrocketing bandwidth demand means many operators are already pondering what’s next. With 200G optical hitting the market, you probably have questions about when to make the move to this next phase – and what you’ll need to know when ...


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