Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy whips out the notebook and delivers a quick run through of what he's seen at ECOC 2018 in Rome. More IEEE standards on the way, coherent advances, and 400G are included. Sponsored by Inphi.
Tom Williams, Sr. Director of Marketing at Acacia Communications, discusses the Pico DSP powering the AC1200 coherent module. The use of 3D shaping helps network operators turn unused margin gaps into usable capacity.