Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy reviews his picks of the top themes at ECOC 2018 in Rome. Some are continuations of OFC 2018 themes, while others are new. He also tries out his Italian. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
Tom Williams, Sr. Director of Marketing at Acacia Communications, discusses the Pico DSP powering the AC1200 coherent module. The use of 3D shaping helps network operators turn unused margin gaps into usable capacity.