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Spectral efficiency matters

Gemma Church evaluates why spectral efficiency is an important but often overlooked performance criterion

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PIC in the mix

As pressure on telecommunications networks continue to grow, photonic integrated circuits (PIC) are becoming more advanced for optical communications to sustain the unprecedented rise in traffic, finds Abigail Williams

Maximizing spectral efficiency with optical engine and line system innovations

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The three factors that determine spectral efficiency

For many fibre applications, spectral efficiency is a key performance criterion. This white paper focuses on why spectral efficiency matters, how the relationship between wavelength capacity-reach and spectral efficiency has changed, and the three key factors determining spectral efficiency.

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Zayo Group completes 1,044km 800G optical wave

Zayo Group has successfully completed what is believed to be the world’s longest known terrestrial 800G optical wavelength in a commercial network, at 1,044.51km.

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The ROADM ahead

Keely Portway reviews some of the advances made in ROADM technology and looks ahead to what might come next

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