Category: "Optics 101"

WDM for Fiber Exhaust

July 28th, 2015
Multiplexing of multiple services in different wavelengths onto a single fiber is one of the best ways to easily expand the network capacity. more »

DeciBel – an Introduction

June 1st, 2015
In electrical and communication engineering, quantities such as power levels, voltages, currents, and so on are commonly described in decibel. more »

Metro 100G - is it really plug-and-pray?

May 22nd, 2015
The MSA and IEEE bodies work to standardize different transceiver form factors and technical specifications so that the transceiver manufactured by various vendors can be a simple plug-and-play unit with universal interoperability. more »

Non-linear Fiber Impairments

May 18th, 2015
Fiber attenuation, noise and dispersion are not the only impairments that need to be taken care of while planning a network. more »

What? EDFA- a noise source!

March 2nd, 2015
Well, if you really didn’t know, I am sorry to break it to you…  Yes - Nothing in life is perfect. EDFA just like the movie ‘the good, the bad and the ugly’ has these characters (-istics). more »