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  • OFC 2014 to Feature Breakthrough Research, Technology-focused Programming at the World’s Leading Optical Communications Event
    OFC 2014 to Feature Breakthrough Research, Technology-focused Programming at the World’s Leading Optical Communications Event
    04 março 2014
    As the largest and most comprehensive international event for both the science and business of optical communications, OFC 2014—with thousands of attendees, 550 exhibiting companies (47 percent based outside the U.S.) and more than 800 technical and business presentations—will host the entire scope of optical communications, providing technical programming, exhibits and other activities for all audiences from systems and components manufacturers to service providers, carriers and enterprise.

  • Novel Quantum Dot Laser Paves the Way for Lower-cost Photonics
    Novel Quantum Dot Laser Paves the Way for Lower-cost Photonics
    03 março 2014
    With the explosive growth of bandwidth demand in telecommunications networks, experts are continually seeking new ways to transmit increasingly large amounts of data in the quickest and cheapest ways possible.

  • OSA Foundation Names Margaret Cron the 2014 Bonenfant Memorial Scholarship Winner
    OSA Foundation Names Margaret Cron the 2014 Bonenfant Memorial Scholarship Winner
    28 fevereiro 2014
    The OSA Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2014 recipient of the Paul Anthony Bonenfant Memorial Scholarship is Margaret Cron of The Ohio State University.

  • OFC 2014 to Host Premier Optical Communications Exposition Featuring 550 Companies,  Industry and Business Programming on Show Floor
    OFC 2014 to Host Premier Optical Communications Exposition Featuring 550 Companies, Industry and Business Programming on Show Floor
    26 fevereiro 2014
    As the most comprehensive international event for both the science and business of optical communications, this year’s event—with more than 12,000 attendees expected from around the globe, along with 550 exhibiting companies (47 percent based outside the U.S.) and more than 800 technical and business presentations—will host the entire scope of optical communications, providing technical programming, exhibits and other activities for all audiences from systems and components manufacturers to service providers, carriers and enterprises.

  • New Record Set for Data-Transfer Speeds
    New Record Set for Data-Transfer Speeds
    25 fevereiro 2014
    Researchers at IBM have set a new record for data transmission over a multimode optical fiber, a type of cable that is typically used to connect nearby computers within a single building or on a campus. The achievement demonstrated that the standard, existing technology for sending data over short distances should be able to meet the growing needs of servers, data centers and supercomputers through the end of this decade, the researchers said.

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