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Why (Small) Laser Size Matters

Several applications in the optical network edge would benefit from upgrading from 10G to 100G…

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Transceivers in Emergency Communications

Telecommunications are indispensable during emergencies and natural disasters for their pivotal role in coordinating emergency…

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What is Laser Linewidth and Why Does it Matter

The world is moving towards tunability. The combination of tunable lasers and dense wavelength division…

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The Power of Self-Tuning Access Networks

Article first published 16th February 2022, updated 31st January 2024. 5G networks will use higher…

Coherent Optics for AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) will have a significant role in making optical networks more scalable, affordable,…

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An Intro to Data Center Interconnects

Data center interconnects (DCIs) refer to the networking technologies and solutions that enable seamless communication…

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From the Lab Boutique to High Volume Production: How to Scale Up Photonics Manufacturing

Photonics, the science and technology of generating, detecting, and manipulating light, has witnessed remarkable progress…

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The Role of Photonics in Advancing Smart Cities and IoT Networks

In the era of rapid urbanization and technological advancement, the challenges faced by smart cities…

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What is a Wavelength Locker: Ensuring Precision in Coherent Optical Communication Systems

In the dynamic landscape of modern communication systems, the demand for high precision and low…

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The Basics of Laser Safety

Lasers have revolutionized our lives, bringing advancements in various fields, including industry, medicine, research, and…