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Diamond announces fibre optic connector range for demanding applications

Created May 29, 2017

Diamond have announced the development of three new harsh environment connectors, the HE-2000, MIL-38999 DM and the MIL-83526 DM.

These customizable indoor/outdoor connectors are built around the Diamond Multipurpose (DM) insert and incorporate four terminal points that use two-component ferrules and are assembled with the company’s Active Core Alignment (A.C.A) process.



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Fujikura’s 70S, the world’s first fully automatic fusion splicer

Created May 26, 2017

Fujikura Europe’s 70S, the world’s first fully automatic fusion splicer and the only machine to withstand drop testing on all six sides from a height of 70cm, requires just four operational steps per splice and reduces splicing time to just six seconds.

The most notable features of the 70S are its true core-alignment performance, user customisable features, and its fully ruggedized exterior, which is dust, shock and rain resistant. The 70S also features an automated wind protector and a tube heater which has been developed for quicker splicing cycles and to reduce the number of operational steps.



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Optelian appoints Bryan Hall Senior Vice President, Sales

Created May 26, 2017

Optical networking solution provider Optelian has announced that Bryan Hall has joined the team as Senior Vice President of Sales. In his new role, Hall will lead worldwide sales and business development.

Optelian CEO David Weymouth commented, “Hall is a strong leader known for his success in building businesses and increasing revenue. Improving network infrastructures to facilitate access to video and content streaming, cloud-based services, mobile broadband, the Internet of Things, and Big Data applications is critical. We are confident that his breadth of experience will play an integral role in supporting our growth while ensuring we are aligned with our customer’s needs.”



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‘Detuned’ DFB lasers increase modulation efficiency in fibre-optic transmission

Created May 26, 2017

CST Global, a UK-based independent III-V opto-electronic semiconductor foundry has announced that its research engineer Horacio Cantu was this month invited to speak at the Applications in Optics and Photonics (AOP) conference in Faro, Portugal.

Cantu presented his recently published white paper entitled, “Performance characteristics of 1550 nm and 1310 nm detuned, ridge waveguide, distributed feedback, laser diodes” (AO100-194), co-authored by CST Global’s Director of Engineering, Andrew McKee.



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Keysight Technologies delivers insight in 5G, IoT, aerospace and defense design, test solutions at IMS 2017

Created May 26, 2017

Keysight Technologies is demonstrating its latest design and test solutions for components and systems used in 5G communications, internet of things (IoT), and aerospace and defense applications for engineering challenges. Keysight, an IMS Gold Sponsor and 5G Summit Title Sponsor, will exhibit in Booth 1526, IEEE International Microwave Symposium, Hawaii Convention Center, from June 4–9.

Keysight’s experts will be on hand to discuss simulation, design and test topics, including the following products and solutions.



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Oscilloquartz unveils synchronization solution to enable ‘small cell era’

Created May 26, 2017

Oscilloquartz, an Adva Optical Networking company, has launched the OSA 5405 SyncReach, an integrated PTP grandmaster and GNSS receiver with a dual antenna and receiver to enable the mass roll-out of small cells. The new technology has been designed to provide accurate and affordable phase synchronization for the rapidly-growing small cell market and meet the timing requirements of 4.5G and 5G connectivity.



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Exfo’s active assurance solution helps operators address network latency

Created May 26, 2017

Exfo, a network test, monitoring and analytics provider, has launched Universal Virtual Sync, a software-based solution enabling communications service providers to cost-effectively measure network latency. This real-time visibility into latency behaviour enables operators to deliver outstanding services, anytime and instantly for applications such as video, VoIP and interactive services, and is critical for assuring C-RAN, 5G and NFV’s sub-millisecond latency requirements.



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Intel Silicon Photonics 100G optical transceivers

Created May 25, 2017

Intel Silicon Photonics optical transceivers enable data centres to cost-effectively deploy 100 Gigabit per second solutions.

The 100G CWDM4 (Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing 4-lane) QSFP28 optical transceiver is a small form-factor, high-speed, and low power consumption product, targeted for use in optical interconnects for data communications applications. The high bandwidth module supports 100GbE optical links over single-mode fibre. It features up to 2km reach on duplex single-mode fibre, with high speed and low-power consumption, and is designed to be compliant with 100G CWDM4 and CLR4 MSA, QSFP28, and CAUI-4 specifications.



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Gamm-Bud showcase Dragon Jet

Created May 24, 2017

After more than a year of R&D, Gamm-Bud has announced the launch of a digital recorder to work with its flagship product, the Blue Dragon Jet standard blower.

The Dragon Brain recorder is able to record across a range of parameters, such as pressure in the duct, pneumatic pressure on engines, the length of blown cable, blowing speed, ambient temperature, relative humidity, and GPS location. Ability to save PDF files and to create a protocol with a graph



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FTTH solutions from HellermannTyton

Created May 23, 2017

HellermannTyton have designed a range of outlets, distribution boxes, customer connection points and connectorised wall boxes that, combined with the fibre splice closures, provide full end to end FTTH solutions for both new developments and existing buildings. Depending on the size of the building, be it a large or small Multi Dwelling Unit (MDU) or a Single Dwelling Unit (SDU), the range of products offers a number of options in fibre connectivity and distribution. Below are two of the latest products introduced into the company’s FTTH range.



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