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Tyndall National Institute will lead a European consortium to create highly thermally controlled photonic communications devices.

What are thermally intelligent photonic circuits? Tyndall consortium gets €5.2 million to develop them


Tyndall National Institute will lead a European consortium to create highly thermally controlled photonic communications devices.

Pixelated fiber with modal sieve has effective mode area of 1250 μm2


The highest-power single-mode fiber lasers, which operate in the kilowatt region, are based on optical fiber that are designed to sustain a large mode area.

Web 2.0 companies likely shape optical network market says LightCounting


While spending by traditional communications carriers still dominates the fiber-optic network technology market, market research firm LightCounting predicts that Web 2.0 companies will become a significant market driver over the next five years. In its most recent semi-annual optical communications market forecast report, LightCounting states that the top 15 Web 2.0 vendors will spend $50 billion in 2015 on servers, networks, and other infrastructure, up from $38 billion in 2014 and $30 billion in 2013.

Fiberoptic probe from Electro Optical Components is multichannel with four legs


The FluoDuoFiber system from Art Photonics uses a common distal end directed to cells in a multiorgan chip’s chamber.

JDSU reveals names for post-split companies


For those of you wondering which arm of JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) would retain the family name once the company bisects in the third quarter of this year, the answer is: neither. In a registration statement on Form 10 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), JDSU revealed that the former Communications and Commercial Optical Products (CCOP) business will operate as Lumentum Holdings Inc. The remaining network and service enablement related businesses will carry on under the name Viavi Solutions Inc., JDSU also announced.

Fiber cleavers from Fujikura can cut fiber with diameters from 80 to 1250 micron


The CT-105/106 large diameter cleavers can cut fiber using both flat and angled cleaves, with angles of 0 to 50 degrees.

JDSU names its two new spinoff companies Lumentum and Viavi


Continuing plans announced in September 2014, JDSU will name its optical components and subsystems spinoff Lumentum and its network and services spinoff Viavi Solutions.

Fiber waveguide device from SRICO is designed for upconversion of 2000 nm lasers


The device converts a broadband laser wavelength to a frequency-doubled signal centered at 1064 nm.

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Innovation Awards deadline extended to March 2nd; CLEO exhibitors enter now!


The submission deadline has been extended to Monday, March 2nd for the CLEO/Laser Focus World Innovation Awards.

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