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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: The Father of Fiber Optics

Narinder Singh Kapany has become widely known as “The Father of Fiber Optics” due to his pioneering work with fibers as a means to transmit light signals over long distances for such purposes as telecommunications. 214 more words


Go Wireless with This DIY Laser Ethernet Link

Most of us have Ethernet in our homes today. The real backbones of the Internet though, use no wires at all. Optical fibers carry pulses of light across the land, under the sea, and if you’re lucky, right to your door. 301 more words


Applied Optoelectronics' Sales Up 91%

CBOE Volatility index (VIX) jumped 21.1% to $15.96 in five days in comparison to S&P 500 closing down 1.13% at 2,328.95 for the week.

In a busy week for initial public offerings, the blog herein lists the closing prices of four companies making their debuts in the U.S. 92 more words


Future World Skirt: Made with Magic

As soon as Made with Magic (aka Glow with the Show) debuted I was excited about the prospect that the technology presented. The products being sold in the park left something on the table, mainly that the user who invested in the ear do not get to reap the benefits of the coordinated lights. 1,515 more words


Transceiver & Cable Options for Juniper EX4600 Series Switches

Whether you are upgrading an enterprise campus to widespread 10GbE distribution or are looking for a low-density TOR switch for your data center, Juniper’s EX4600 Ethernet switches offer a compact, highly scalable, high-performance solution. 639 more words

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Favorite Colors of Optical Communications


What is the ‘favorite’ color for optical communications? The answer is…there are several. Depending on the application, there are three common ‘color bands’. The ‘colors’ used in fiber optic communications are typically identified by their wavelength.  753 more words

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