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a very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light

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The ability to utilize 1550 nm DWDM technology to extend fiber reach, and thereby better leverage the already installed HFC plant, could offer cable operators a cost-effective solution that addresses DWDM segmentation in existing network architectures," said Alan Breznick, Senior Analyst at Heavy Reading.
NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that its SUPRALink[TM] 1550 nm dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) transport solution has been selected by the province of Salzburg, Austria, for an upgrade to its HFC cable infrastructure.
The full range of Harmonic's 1550 nm MAXLink[TM] optical transmitters and amplifiers were deployed as part of the M-net RF overlay project.
The ECPR is a thermal detector that has an absorbing coating that causes the ECPR to be spectrally insensitive over the wavelength region of 1300 nm to 1550 nm.
The Agilent 81490A reference transmitter supports 1310 nm as well as 1550 nm single mode fibers, reducing the amount of test equipment needed when testing devices for multiple standards.
Apogee Photonics' customer eGTran, designs, develops and markets 10Gb/s and 40Gb/s data transponders, IC's and components for fiber optic markets, and is using Apogee Photonics' combined 1310nm and 1550 nm platform architecture for its XFP product.
The 03D3 is a miniature SONET multiplexer designed to interface with WDM 1550 nm or standard 1310 nm optics to provide a DS-3 port where and when needed.
The GF-EDFA, which amplifies signals in the 1550 nm band, is complementary with ANTEC's existing Laser Link(R) 1550 nm Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Transplex(TM) Transport System and LightPlex(TM) optical wavelength routing products.
The transfer standard is an erbium-doped fiber amplifier to which is coupled a linear polarizer and a narrow-band optical filter ([less than]5 nm) centered in the 1550 nm wavelength range.
The SNMP-managed unit allows two individual channels to share one fiber by transferring full-duplex data on different wavelengths--1310 nm and 1550 nm.
ANTEC (Nasdaq: ANTC), a leader in the hybrid fiber/coaxial (HFC) broadband transport industry, today announced that it has enhanced its 1550 nm Externally Modulated Transmitter (EMT) offering with a high-performance 1550 nm Supertrunk solution.
AT3550 series 1550 nm Broadcast Transmitters -- Optimized for NTSC 77-channel and PAL B/G 64-channel plans -- Transmission distances of 65 or 100 kilometers -- 9.
The new optical transport products include: a multiplexer node that works with Scientific-Atlanta's digital reverse path technology to maximize upstream traffic; QAM optimized 1550 nm transmitters for cost-effective signal transport; a high-powered fiber amplifier that reduces network cost while adding reliability; and a high-density reverse path receiver that reduces the cost of implementing two-way services.
This flexible, FTTx-specific OTDR is offered in various wavelength configurations, including 1550 nm and 1310/1550 nm.
Company ships 1550 nm DWDM Transplex System to Metro