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2011-03-09 14:52:00

PARIS, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that scientists from its research arm, Bell Labs, have demonstrated a range of optical technology advances at the optical industry's annual Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC) in Los Angeles, California. The next-generation optical innovations showcased by Bell Labs at OFC/NFOEC address some of the most pressing...

2011-03-02 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has readied its most demanding forward error correction (FEC) cores as standardized off-the-shelf products (ECC66100 series) for 100G optical transport. This technology can provide cost savings over optical compensation techniques, increase optical channel capacity, and extend the range of transmission for optical cables. The company will exhibit these FEC cores and its digital signal processing products at the...

2010-10-08 11:30:00

Companies selected today for initial build-out of the North Carolina Research and Education Network HICKORY, N.C., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MCNC announced today that three companies have been selected to share an estimated $20 million for construction related to the fiber-optic expansion of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) in southeastern and western North Carolina. A fourth company was chosen for an additional $1.8 million contract for the optical design...

2010-09-22 00:35:01

Tokyo, Kawasaki and Beijing, Sept 22, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, and Fujitsu Research and Development Center Co., Ltd. of China today jointly announced that they have developed a digital signal processing algorithm that compensates for waveform distortion in signals sent over hundreds of kilometers of fiber-optic lines, as part of a long-haul transmission system, and that they have also reduced the size of the required circuitry by approximately...

2010-03-23 07:30:00

SAN JOSE and PALO ALTO, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanmina-SCI Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company, and GigOptix (OTC Bulletin Board: GGOX), a leading provider of electronic engines for the optically connected digital world, today announced a manufacturing partnership to produce GigOptix' revolutionary high bandwidth polymer modulator designed for 40Gb/s and 100Gb/s long-haul optical transponders. "This partnership...

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...


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