Passive devices allow users to split, direct, switch, tap and multiplex optical signals. This chapter looks at the types available today, from simple components to complex integrations used in DWDM, FTTx and ROADM applications.
With the FTTH Connect conference recently concluded, there's a lot of FTTx news this week. Plus a peak at the data center interconnect market. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has it all in the Friday 5. Sponsored by Viavi Solutions.
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.