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Canadian government provides more than $20M funding for photonics-based projects

03/30/2015

Canadian government funding of $26.8 million Canadian dollars has been set aside to develop clean technologies in Ontario, Canada.

Business Forum: Best practices from Switzerland— Photonics and otherwise

03/30/2015

This month I interview the husband–wife team of Professor Ursula Keller and Dr. Kurt Weingarten.

Higher-order fiber modes increase optical force for particle trapping

03/29/2015

OIST Graduate University researchers have demonstrated a more robust method for controlling single, micron-sized particles with light.

Fiber-optic sensors are monitored 253 km away without amplification

03/27/2015

Such sensors are useful for monitoring concrete and asphalt, as well as oil pipelines.

Multimode fiber from Fibercore is designed for use in harsh environments

03/27/2015

Graded-index, pure-silica-core multimode fiber is designed for use in harsh environments, such as those encountered in the oil and gas industry.

Skorpios states case for silicon photonics at OFC

03/25/2015

Silicon photonics focused startup Skorpios Technologies, Inc. is using OFC 2015 to demonstrate its progress in leveraging its Skorpios Template Assisted Bonding (STAB) process to create both systems on a chip as well as transceiver products.

Next-gen optical fiber trial successful; Infinera PIC extends its reach

03/23/2015

Infinera and BICS completed an extended laboratory trial of QPSK, 8 QAM, and 16QAM transmission over OFS Terawave large area/low loss (LA/LL) fiber that is optimized for terrestrial cables.

Micro-integrated coherent receiver from NeoPhotonics targets pluggable modules, line cards

03/23/2015

NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE: NPTN) has extended its line of modules and components for 100G and 400G coherent transmission with a micro-integrated coherent receiver (Micro-ICR) designed to the OIF-DPC-MRX-02.0, Type 1 implementation agreement. Its small size makes it suitable for coherent CFP2 Analog Coherent Optics (CFP2-ACO) optical transceivers as well as high-density line cards, NeoPhotonics says.

LASER World of Photonics—don’t miss it

03/20/2015

Every two years, Munich hosts an inspiring international trade fair and a technical conference that together draw over 1100 exhibitors and 25,000 researchers and professionals in lasers and optics.

 

Dual micro-ITLA now sampling from Oclaro

03/18/2015

Optical component and subsystem developer Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) reveals it is now sampling a dual micro-ITLA that offers a 25% smaller footprint and 1 W lower power consumption versus two discrete micro-ITLAs. The company expects to begin volume production of the device next month.

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