WDM

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WDM

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wdm

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) wavelength division multiplex: a system in which several independent signals may be sent down an optical fibre link by monitoring them on light-carriers of different wavelengths
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NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) today announced two new products, the FTB-5230S Optical Spectrum Analyzer (OSA), an entry-level OSA suitable for a variety of field applications, and the FTB-5230S-OCA Optical Channel Analyzer (OCA), optimized for power and wavelength measurements.
an optical channel which comprises a video camera connected to the portable computer--meant to on line and in situ following of the heat process area and optical axis centring quality of spectrometer on the maximum spectral emission
It provides true transaction authentication via the optical channel achieved through the use of the Cronto Visual Cryptogram-a secure colour barcode.
Bob Dunn joins Marcolin USA following a few years with Viva, where he most recently served as the Eastern Director of Sales for the Optical Channel.
Earlier in his career, at Lucent Technologies, he led the commercialization of one of the industry's first optical channel monitors.
Axsun has grown to be the market leader in optical channel monitoring by offering leading performance," said Dale Flanders, President and CEO of Axsun.
UK-based optical products supplier Bookham Technology has introduced its new Optical Channel Monitor (OCM), a multi-channel dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) integrated optical component designed for use in systems with up to 40 channels.
Axsun has grown to be the market leader in optical channel monitoring through innovation in design and rock-solid reliability in the field," said Greg Smolka, Axsun VP of Sales and Marketing.
The CR-EX, like the CR50 and CR100, features an optional integrated Optical Channel Power Monitor (OCPM) eliminating the need for standalone optical monitoring solutions resulting in reduced cost and foot print within the DWDM chassis.
Axsun's unique NIR and Raman spectrometers are now seeing the same broad market acceptance enjoyed by our optical channel monitors in the telecom market," commented Axsun founder and CEO Dale Flanders.
Capella's patented CRx[R] and WavePath[R] products provide the best performing WSS on the market offering dynamic, remote reconfigurability with fully integrated optical channel monitoring (OCM) for simplifying network operations and planning, while dramatically reducing costs.
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