Solid Optics

PRODUCT

Solid Optics releases multi-function fibre tool

Optical transceiver vendor Solid Optics has released its new 'Multi Fiber Tool', which uniquely has four functions – recode, retune, power read and micro-OTDR (optical time-domain reflectometer).

Designed to save time and money for network professionals, this innovative tool enables users to quickly analyse and fix issues in optical communications and modify optics to keep up with rapidly changing network requirements.

Feature

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

Analysis and opinion
Analysis and opinion
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Robin Mersh takes a look at how the industry is creating next-generation optical access fit for 5G

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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