Datacentres, both hyper- and microscale, are driving developments and innovation in the fibre optic cable industry. Ellen Manning reports.
Technology platform company Lightwave Logic has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. Patents No. 10,509,164 and 10,511,146 to support the photonic integration of the company’s polymer modulator technical platform, bringing the company’s domestic and international portfolio to 47. Lightwave Logic’s Faster by Design™ technology is a high-speed active […]Read More
Hybrid photonic IC-based module and subsystem specialist NeoPhotonics Corp has shipped its new 400G-capable ClearLight™ CFP2-DCO transceiver for end-customer trials. The device is billed as the industry’s first transceiver module able to deliver as much as 32 Tbps of capacity per fibre – significantly higher than today’s 200G CFP2-DCO capacity, or the emerging 400G CFP2-DCO […]Read More
Telecoms and energy cable systems specialist Prysmian Group has introduced a bend- insensitive single-mode optical fibre with a 180 µm outer diameter. The BendBrightXS-180µm is designed to enable an unprecedented level of cable miniaturisation and support the evolution of high-density optical networks. Prysmian notes that, as new technologies like 5G, IoT and augmented reality evolve, […]Read More