As the pressure rises for 100 Gbit/s, you increasingly need to measure the performance of complex modulated signals. The new N4392A optical modulation analyzer is the first of the next generation of 100G instruments.
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.
Dr. Bernd Nebendahl, R&D engineer at Agilent, discusses constellation analysis, a new way of measuring signals encoded in phase.