Jay Gill, senior marketing manager Infinera, discusses the fifth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE5). The advance will help internet content providers and cable and mobile network operators meet their emerging network requirements.
Nokia introduces the Photonic Service Engine 3 (PSE-3). The PSE-3 coherent engine uses probabalistic constellation shaping to enable the optimal combination of reach, transmission rate, and spectral efficiency for a variety of network applications.
Source Photonics CTO Mark Heimbuch, PhD, describes the several 400GbE interoperability demonstrations in which the company was involved at OFC 2018. He also discusses how 400GbE technology will evolve, including the development of single-lambda 100G.
Lightwave spoke to Jay Gill, senior marketing manager at Infinera, about the company's newly announced fifth generation of its Infinite Capacity Engine, the ICE 5. The 2.4-Tbps optical engine delivers twice the capacity of the previous generation.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy uses this OFC 2018 edition of the Friday 5 to review his five top stories and themes from this week in San Diego. (No, his birthday wasn't one of them.) High speeds, low profiles, and M&A were highlights.
In San Diego, people are talking about the release of COBO's onboard module specifications, 400 Gigabit Ethernet, open optical systems, and more. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has it all.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy kicks off our three-day series with a report on the chatter surrounding the Lumentum/Oclaro deal. You'll also hear about new coherent engines as well as PAM4 silicon advances.
Our birthday boy fights impending senility to discuss more of what you'll find at OFC 2018. Think 400 Gigabit Ethernet, new executives, systems houses active at what you might have considered a components show, and more in this week's Friday 5.
The run up to OFC has already begun, with stories this week about PAM4, single-wavelength 100G, and PON technology on the docket. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy also touches on FTTH in the UK and the market prospects for Gfast.
AT&T made a lot of news this week, metro WDM systems made a lot of money, Lightwave made several of its readers happy, and Irish service providers made getting high-speed broadband easier for their subscribers.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy is here with a few reminders, plus some thoughts on FTTH for cable operators, green data centers, 200-Gbps optical networks, and why 2017 was a good year for optical systems vendors.