Just as Oclaro (booth 2747) drove the emergence of 100G networks, it is now also delivering a new generation of components and modules that will enable 400G networks and beyond. During OFC 2017, Oclaro will be showcasing a powerful line-up of 100G, 200G, and 400G products that exploit the company’s indium phosphide technology and photonic integration expertise. These products deliver the increased faceplate density, higher bandwidth, lower power consumption and longer reach that telecom service providers and data centre operators need to transition to higher speed networks capable of meeting the industry’s insatiable demand for more speed and bandwidth.
Six months after it became mandatory for copper and fibre cables supplied to EU/EEA member states to comply with the Construction Product Regulation and carry CE marking, Keely Portway asks what, if any, effect this has had on cable suppliers
To continue growing data traffic, optical scientists are tackling tough questions about nonlinear effects in optical fibre, discovers Andy Extance
January of this year saw Jerry Rawls step down as chief executive of Finisar, a company he had grown from obscurity to worldwide success. He talks to Rebecca Pool about building his empire, the firm’s new CEO and a future that could include Oclaro*