Microlap Technologies (booth 3124) is a custom manufacturer of high-precision components made from synthetic ruby and sapphire, ceramics, silicon nitride, carbide and other hard materials. Microlap offers the full line of industry standard size ferrules and sleeves for fibre-optic connectors, but we can also offer any custom inner diameter sizes ranging from 80µm to more than 1mm in size. Additionally, the company can provide custom features such as grooves, notches, vent holes, counterbores and nearly any custom size inner or outer diameter, or length.
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