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.
The IEEE expects LANs to see the light, Nokia isn't buying, AT&T wants to buy but the DoJ won't let them, and other optical communications related news from the past two weeks are all detailed in this week's Friday 5 video.
The U.S. Dept. of Commerce has another Chinese company in its sights, there's a network for sale, and 50 Gbps is about to be everywhere in the Ethernet ecosystem. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has the details. Sponsored by Lumentum.
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...