Fires feature on the mainstream news with somewhat alarming regularity. From the tragedy that took place at the Grenfell tower block in the UK last year, to forest fires in warmer regions, a fire will often make headlines. Much of the aftermath of such a story generally includes speculation as to a fire’s cause, or what measures could have been implemented to either prevent the blaze entirely, or stop its spread.
Six months after it became mandatory for copper and fibre cables supplied to EU/EEA member states to comply with the Construction Product Regulation and carry CE marking, Keely Portway asks what, if any, effect this has had on cable suppliers
To continue growing data traffic, optical scientists are tackling tough questions about nonlinear effects in optical fibre, discovers Andy Extance
January of this year saw Jerry Rawls step down as chief executive of Finisar, a company he had grown from obscurity to worldwide success. He talks to Rebecca Pool about building his empire, the firm’s new CEO and a future that could include Oclaro*