News tagged with transmission efficiency

Optical fibers power mobile data networks

Researchers at the University of Electro-Communications,Tokyo, report the ability to supply 60 watt power over a 300 meter optical fiber system, demonstrating the potential of optical feed systems using double-clad fibers ...

dateJan 20, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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New distance record for 400 Gb/s data transmission

As network carriers debate the next Ethernet standard—and whether transmission speeds of 400 gigabit per second or 1 terabit per second should be the norm—engineers are working on new measures to squeeze next-generation ...

dateMar 12, 2013 in Telecom
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World's first 2 tbit/s WDM field trial

Huawei and Vodafone announced the successful trial of 2 Tbit/s optical fiber transmission technologies on Vodafone's live network. The field trial achieved 2 Tbit/s transmission capabilities of over 3,325km. This provides ...

dateJan 28, 2013 in Telecom
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