Regulatory News

  1. Fiber-Optic Probe Can See Molecular Bonds
    6/7/2019

    In “Avengers: Endgame,” Tony Stark warned Scott Lang that sending him into the quantum realm and bringing him back would be a “billion-to-one cosmic fluke.”

  2. Optoscribe And Sumitomo Electric Jointly Deliver World’s First Field-Deployed Testbed For Multi-Core Fiber Communications
    6/6/2019

    Optoscribe, a world-leading supplier of 3D glass-based integrated photonics components, and Sumitomo Electric Industries, a world-class optical fiber cable and component manufacturing technology supplier, have teamed up with the University of L’Aquila, Italy, to deploy the world’s first multi-core fiber1 (MCF) testbed for space-division multiplexed2 (SDM) communications in a real-field environment

  3. OFS Launches Fortex 2DT Loose Tube Fiber Optic Cable
    6/3/2019

    OFS is pleased to introduce Fortex 2DT Loose Tube Fiber Optic Cable, the newest addition to the company’s Fortex DT completely gel-free cable portfolio.

  4. New All-Fiber Device Simplifies Free-Space Based Quantum Key Distribution
    5/6/2019

    Researchers have developed a simple and stable device to generate the quantum states necessary for quantum key distribution. The device could make it more practical to develop a global data network that uses this very secure method of encryption to protect everything from credit card transactions to texts.

  5. Fibre Optic Networks Are key To upcoming 5G Deployment
    4/11/2019

    Fibre optic networks are key to the upcoming 5G technology: this is the main message highlighted during recentl’s second NExsT Telecoms Forum entitled “Creating the Foundation of 5G and IoT”, hosted in New York City by Prysmian Group, world leader in the telecom and energy cable systems industry

  6. Virgin Media Business Extends UK Customers’ Access Networks With New Flexi Filter Service Powered By Infinera’s XTM Series
    4/9/2019

    Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and Virgin Media Business (VMB) announced today VMB’s deployment of the Infinera XTM Series to offer UK wholesale customers the simplicity and flexibility of VMB’s Flexi Filter service

  7. Photons Trained For Optical Fibre Obstacle Course Will Deliver Stronger Cyber Security
    4/5/2019

    Beneath many cities are complex networks of optical fibres that carry data, encoded in pulses of light, to offices and homes. Researchers from the Centre for Quantum Technologies have contributed to demonstrating a technique that will help pairs of entangled light particles smoothly navigate these networks, a breakthrough that will enable stronger cyber security.

  8. Spin Laser For Ultra-Fast Data Transfer
    4/4/2019

    A new concept for ultrafast data transfer over fiber optic cables has been developed by engineers at the Ruhr University Bochum. In conventional systems, a laser sends light signals through the cables and the information is encoded in the modulation of light intensity.

  9. New Black Box Active Optical Cables Simplify Extension Of UHD Video And Audio
    3/19/2019

    Black Box Corporation, an industry-leading provider of pro AV connectivity and signal distribution systems, today introduced its Active Optical Cable product range, which enables flawless transmission of ultra-high-bandwidth video and audio

  10. On-Chip, Electronically Tunable Frequency Comb
    3/18/2019

    A new integrated electro-optic frequency comb can be tuned using microwave signals, allowing the properties of the comb — including the bandwidth, the spacing between the teeth, the height of lines and which frequencies are on and off — to be controlled independently. It could be used for many applications including optical telecommunication.