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Communication Accelerated With Combs Of Light

Communication Accelerated With Combs Of Light

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Researchers Exploit Optical Frequency Comb Sources on a Silicon Chip for Data Transmission in the Terabit Range Miniaturized optical frequency comb sources allow for transmission of data streams of several...

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2014-03-11 08:35:57

New Fiber Increases Capacity and Enables More Cost Effective, Coherent, Long Haul Networks SAN FRANCISCO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OFC/ NFOEC 2014, Booth 4153 -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products, has introduced TeraWave(TM) fiber, an improved ITU-T G.654B large area single-mode fiber designed for 100 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s coherent transport and beyond in terrestrial long haul systems. TeraWave(TM) fiber enables higher...

2014-02-03 08:31:59

SOMERSET, N.J., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of innovative fiber laser components, today announced the launch of its new TrueLase(TM) Double Clad Optical Fibers for high power fiber laser applications. These new OFS fibers are TrueLase Ytterbium Doped Cladding Pumped Fiber (Yb 20/400 LMA DCF) and TrueLase Passive Double Clad fiber (20/400 LMA DCF), both of which are matched for splice optimization and laser cavity efficiency....

2014-01-24 13:40:58

University of California, San Diego electrical engineering professor Zhaowei Liu and colleagues have taken the first steps in a project to develop fast-blinking LED systems for underwater optical communications. In a recent article in Nature Nanotechnology, Liu and colleagues show that an artificial metamaterial can increase the light intensity and “blink speed” of a fluorescent light-emitting dye molecule. The nanopatterned layers of silver and silicon in the new material sped up...

2013-09-30 08:33:37

Identifies signal on bend-insensitive fiber TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 FTTH Conference & Expo, Booth 703 -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products, has introduced the Furukawa Electric FITEL® Right-Bend(TM) Fiber Identifier. The FITEL Right-Bend Fiber Identifier is a rugged, user-friendly tool that identifies bend insensitive optical fibers by using local detection technology to detect the optical...

2013-04-22 00:20:51

TeraWave(TM) ULA Fiber Enables Higher Transmission Speeds with More Wavelengths over Trans-oceanic Distances PARIS, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products, has introduced TeraWave(TM) ULA Ocean Fiber, a new single-mode fiber designed for 100 Gb/s coherent transport in submarine systems for distances up to 12,000 km. A breakthrough in ocean fiber technology, TeraWave ULA Fiber offers a unique...

2013-04-11 08:33:55

QEOS Tilted Charge Dynamics(TM) Light-Emitting Technology Drives Lower Cost, Lower Power Consumption and Smaller Size Components CUPTERTINO, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Electro Opto Systems Sdn. Bhd. (QEOS), a leading optical innovations company for the design and high-volume production of multi-Gb/s optical communications products, today announced the launch of its first commercially available OEM/ODM products based upon its patented "QEOS Tilted Charge Dynamics"...

2012-09-16 18:20:25

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ECOC 2012, Stand 335 -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products, today announced the launch of its new dispersion slope compensating module (DSCM) for the cable television (CATV) market. This is just the latest product addition to OFS' broad DSCM portfolio, with a corporate heritage in DSCMs going back to 1996. Advantages of OFS' DSCM line include: Wave length flexibility Zero polarization...

2012-07-08 14:20:14

SOMERSET, N.J., July 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products, today announced new branding for its erbium doped fiber (EDF) portfolio. OFS has a corporate heritage in EDF going back to 1989. Today, with over thirty EDF products and more than 20,000 kilometers shipped over the past ten years, OFS has the industry's broadest EDF portfolio, which will now be known as the RightWave(TM) EDF Product Family. This product...

2012-05-16 06:31:57

MOSCOW, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber-optic network products, and T8, a leading Russian designer, manufacturer and supplier of DWDM transmission equipment announced a new record in error-free 100G together with 40G multi-channel transmission over 2000 km of OFS optical fiber. The demonstration is enabled by the new 100G dual-polarization quadrature phase shift keying (DP-QPSK) aggregation transponder developed by T8 and OFS...

2012-03-07 23:12:00

LOS ANGELES, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers invent novel technique by fabricating tiny holes in a single quarter-inch chip to boost data transfer rates Until now, it was not possible to transport terabits of data for existing parallel optical communications technology New prototype compactly and efficiently delivers ultra-high interconnect bandwidth to power future supercomputer and data center applications IBM (NYSE: IBM) scientists today will report on a prototype optical...