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2010-04-05 11:28:00

NEWARK, Del., April 5 /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 data communications and optical computing, announced the publication of a comprehensive independent research report on the company prepared by HighPoint Research. The report provides an overview of the company and its technology, its recent...

2010-04-01 13:43:00

PARIS, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that scientists from its research arm, Bell Labs, have demonstrated a range of critical optical technology advances at the optical industry's annual Optical Fiber Conference (OFC) in San Diego, California. The next-generation optical innovations showcased by Bell Labs at OFC involve the application of higher-order modulation techniques, use of multi-stage algorithms and increased spectral...

2009-07-06 11:52:00

PARIS, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that two scientists from Bell Labs, its world-renowned research organization, have been awarded the prestigious 2009 Marconi Fellowship and Prize. The two scientists, Andrew Chraplyvy and Robert Tkach, were recognized for their insights into how information is transmitted over optical networks and for finding innovative ways to significantly increase the speed and capacity of optical fiber...

2008-10-24 12:00:20

Alcatel-Lucent has launched its new metro wavelength division multiplexing platform, 1830 Photonic Service Switch. According to the company, its 1830 Photonic Service Switch, meets service providers' new requirements for controlled investment in next generation photonic infrastructures by leveraging Zero Touch Photonics value proposition. Zero Touch Photonics is claimed to eliminate the need for frequent on-site interventions and provides wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) network....

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.