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2010-03-22 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 22, /PRNewswire/ -- OFC/NFOEC 2010, Booth 1023 -- Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., and the U.S.-based OFS, Specialty Photonics Division, are pleased to announce launch of the new Athermal AWG, a temperature-independent multiplexer/demultiplexer for upgrading capacity in wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) optical transmission systems. The device helps reduce cost by approximately 30% and helps save more than 50% space over conventional 50GHz spacing WDM configurations which...

2010-03-09 14:15:51

Presentation at upcoming optical fiber communication conference in San Diego envisions future of broadband, where data is broadcast using desk lamps In the future, getting a broadband connection might be as simple as flipping on a light switch. In fact, according to a group of researchers from Germany, the light coming from the lamps in your home could one day encode a wireless broadband signal. "The advantage is that you'd be using light that is already there," says Jelena...

2010-02-01 08:06:00

NEWARK, Del., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLG) a technology company focused on the development of the 'Next Generation Electro-Optic Polymer Material Platform' for applications in high speed fiber-optic telecommunications and optical computing, announced today that Jim Marcelli, its chief executive officer sent the following open letter to its shareholders: Open Letter to Lightwave Logic, Inc. Shareholders Fellow Shareholders, At the...

2009-12-16 14:17:00

NASHUA, N.H., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The global market for lasers is expected to grow about 11% in 2010 bringing total revenues to $5.91 billion for the year, according to a new industry forecast from Laser Focus World. For the first time since 2000, worldwide laser sales fell during 2009 because of the worldwide recession. The new forecast anticipates a return to growth in 2010. Aided by a turnaround in the semiconductor and communication equipment business and in the general economic...

2009-11-23 11:29:00

ROANOKE, Va., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq: OCCF) ("OCC") today announced that Applied Optical Systems, Inc. ("AOS"), a wholly owned subsidiary of OCC, has prevailed in a major patent infringement lawsuit brought in November 2006, by Amphenol Fiber Systems International ("FSI"), a subsidiary of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH). OCC acquired AOS on October 31, 2009, as previously announced. The jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern...

2009-11-20 10:33:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Fiber vs. Copper Battle for the Cabling Systems Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164747/Fiber-vs-Copper-Battle-for-the-Cabling-Systems-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire "Fiber vs. Copper Battle for the Cabling Systems Market" provides detailed product forecasts for both fiber cabling systems and copper cabling...

2009-11-12 08:02:00

NEWARK, Del., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLG) a technology company focused on the development of the 'Next Generation Electro-Optic Polymer Material Platform' for applications in high speed fiber-optic telecommunications and optical computing, today announced that Terry Turpin, Lightwave's Optical Computing Guru, introduced Lightwave's new prototype phase modulator to the Gilder/Forbes Telecosm Conference in Tarrytown, New York earlier this...

2009-11-05 18:17:00

ROANOKE, Va., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCCF) ("OCC") today announced that it has acquired Applied Optical Systems, Inc. ("AOS"), a designer, developer and manufacturer of specialty fiber optic connectors and connectivity solutions for military and harsh environment applications. The acquisition was completed on October 31, 2009, and Applied Optical Systems is now a wholly owned subsidiary of OCC. OCC acquired Applied Optical Systems by...

2009-10-19 13:55:00

NORCROSS, Ga., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- OFS, designer, manufacturer and supplier of leading edge fiber optic network products, today announced that its EZ-Bend(® )Technology fiber meets the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) 5mm bend radius fiber category to address the need for efficiently routing optical drop cables inside homes and Multiple Dwelling Units (MDUs). Indoor optical drop cables using conventional bend insensitive fibers may exhibit excessive...

2009-09-08 07:00:00

ELGIN, Ill., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of growing broadband bandwidth demand and increased deployment of optical fiber networks worldwide, DSM Desotech, a global leader in the development and supply of UV-curable fiber optic materials, announced today an agreement to work with Telcordia Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of telecommunications network software and services to the global telecom market, on driving standardization for the characterization of microbending performance...