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.
VeEX showcased its fiber optics and transport test solutions at OFC 2018. These included the new OPX-BOXe OTDR, which earned Finalist status in the 2018 Lightwave Innovation Reviews, as well as the new RXT-6000e and RXT-6200 portable 100G test sets.
EXFO Vice President of Test and Measurement Stephane Chabot describes EXFO's role in the Ethernet Alliance's OFC interop demo with its 400G multiservice platform. He also reviews the fruits of the Yenista acquisition and emerging test trends.
Siddharth Sheth, senior vice president of networking at Inphi, highlights the introduction of the 400-Gbps Porrima Single-Lambda PAM4 Platform as well as interop demos the company conducted with the Polaris and Vega PAM4 DSP families.
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.
Spirent Communications Director of Marketing for Hardware Paul Mooney tells Lightwave about the company as well as the three applications showcased in San Diego: 400GbE testing, PAM4, and FlexE. Paul describes the demands driving these applications.
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 wraps up our onsite coverage of OFC 2018 in San Diego. New companies, new looks at M&A, a few winners, a bubble era technology returns, and more.
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.