Delaire USA’s 8800 family of fibre-optic qualification test systems are designed to help verify the ability of high-speed optical network equipment to operate at the limits of cables defined by the 802.3 Ethernet standard. The latest addition to the product family allow full-duplex physical layer tests of 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet equipment.
Cost and compatibility can make a compelling case for pushing 100Gb/s bandwidth over a single optical channel, both as individual links and supporting 400Gb/s Ethernet, finds Andy Extance
Robin Mersh takes a look at how the industry is creating next-generation optical access fit for 5G
Technological advances to aid the increasing demand for bandwidth, on the path towards the terabit network, should lead to optical signals that are flexible and adaptive, like water, argues Dr Maxim Kuschnerov and Dr Yin Wang