EVENT

Photoptics 2015

12 March 2015

Event organiser: 

INSTICC

 

Photoptics will feature three different tracks on optics, photonics and lasers, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. Researchers, engineers and pratitioners interested in any of these fields are welcome to join Photoptics in Berlin and present their work on new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques, as well as general survey papers indicating future directions.

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As data demand ramps ever higher, researchers are looking to innovative amplifier designs to help transport a broader light spectrum through optical fibres, finds Andy Extance

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Duncan Ellis shares his views about the increased focus on automation from network operators, and how the physical layer has so far stubbornly resisted the move

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Switching off copper networks where fibre has been deployed is the end game, so why are so few operators doing it, wonders Pauline Rigby

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With demand for fibre to the premises increasing, Keely Portway looks at the role training plays in ensuring installation skills remain available to meet this growing demand

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