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.
Oleg Khaykin, CEO of Viavi Solutions, speaks candidly to Fibre Systems about how to compete in the challenging world of communications test and measurement
Hao Dong describes how innovative optical fibres and cabling could provide substantial benefits for connecting data centres across a wide range of distances
Richard Ednay considers whether fibre characterisation needs to be modified to suit modern optical communication systems that are likely to include coherent transmission
ECOC is the place to be to discover the latest technological and commercial innovations in optical components and networks. Here we highlight some of the exhibitors and events taking place in the exhibition hall.