The Light Brigade – www.lightbrigade.com: The Certified Fiber to the Home Professional (CFHP) online fiber optic training course will provide a solid foundation on which to build towards FTTH network design, planning, and management responsibilities.
Fischer Connectors' new rugged fiber connector solutions are taking fiber where it hasn't gone before. These pre-cabled connectors stands up to a lot of mud, muck and abuse. But they can handle it.
This week Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy reviews stories on data center transceiver sales, Verizon's new look, new funding for a lucky company, and the future of plastic optical fiber.
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...