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Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, has added “High-Speed Fiber Optic Systems” to its library of menu-based staff training DVDs. As its title implies, the DVD covers the trends and techniques behind the current improvement of spectral efficiency within fiber-optic networks, including how advanced modulation formats work to help meet the demand for higher-speed optical transmission.
Optical components specialist VI Systems GmbH says it has received a Notice of Allowance for a U.S. patent application from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), which means it now has a U.S. patent that covers the material composition of optoelectronic devices that include the company’s 40-Gbps vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL).