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.
OIDA Senior Advisor Tom Hausken discusses the data center workshop held at OFC/NFOEC 2013 as well as other initiatives to promote progress within the optoelectronics industry.
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.