Photonics

Leveraging Electronic Ecosystems in Photonics

Leveraging Electronic Ecosystems in Photonics

Thanks to wafer-scale technology, electronics have driven down the cost per transistor for many decades.…

Day of Photonics 2022, Photonics FAQ

Day of Photonics 2022, Photonics FAQ

On October 21st, 1983, the General Conference of Weights and Measures adopted the current value…

Coherent technology can give free-space optical systems greater reach and capacity, enabling these new applications in space and terrestrial links.

Coherent Free Space Optics for Ground and Space Applications

In a previous article, we described how free-space optics (FSO) could impact mobile fronthaul and…

The Growing Photonics Cluster of the Greater Boston Area

The Growing Photonics Cluster of the Boston Area

As they lighted the candles in their ship, the Pilgrim families traveling on the Mayflower…

The Future of Passive Optical Networks

Like every other telecom network, cable networks had to change to meet the growing demand…

How Many DWDM Channels Do You Really Need?

Optical fiber and dense wavelength division multiplex (DWDM) technology are moving towards the edges of…

Technologies and trends and their impact

Scaling Up Live Event Coverage with 5G Technology

Everyone who has attended a major venue or event, such as a football stadium or…

What’s Inside a Coherent DSP?

What’s Inside a Coherent DSP?

Coherent transmission has become a fundamental component of optical networks to address situations where direct…

The Next Bright Lights of Eindhoven

Paris may be the more well-known City of Light, but we may argue that Eindhoven…

When Will Access Networks Go Coherent?

Access networks everywhere are scaling. 5G and IoT promise to interconnect exponentially more devices than…