Source Photonics CTO Mark Heimbuch, PhD, describes the several 400GbE interoperability demonstrations in which the company was involved at OFC 2018. He also discusses how 400GbE technology will evolve, including the development of single-lambda 100G.
Lightwave spoke to Jay Gill, senior marketing manager at Infinera, about the company's newly announced fifth generation of its Infinite Capacity Engine, the ICE 5. The 2.4-Tbps optical engine delivers twice the capacity of the previous generation.
Spirent Communications Director of Marketing for Hardware Paul Mooney tells Lightwave about the company as well as the three applications showcased in San Diego: 400GbE testing, PAM4, and FlexE. Paul describes the demands driving these applications.