Optical component companies showed their worth this week, both to investors and to acquirers. Meanwhile, the government gets cloudy and the IEEE steps lively, says Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy. Sponsored by Viavi Solutions.
Some disconcerting news from China, some expected news from 3Q17 sales reports, and the FCC's vote to let Internet Freedom ring is about as much news as the sun coming up. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has all the news you need.
AT&T opens up XGS-PON, Sprint and Cox join up for small cells, the OIF dishes up CEI 4.0, and China may not be as much of an up market for mainstream component suppliers. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy brings you up to speed.
All fiber transmission systems incorporate lasers, LEDs, and photodetectors. Other active devices, such as optical amplifiers, are used in long haul, CATV, or FTTx installations. This chapter introduces the various roles of active components along...