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posted in August 2001
Planar turn display technology to optical comms in move away from military
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8/14/2001   Post a comment
Information display system maker Planar Systems is quitting the military CRT display business in a plan that will see the company move into the communications component business using technology derived from its electroluminescent displays.
Intense Photonics wins Scottish Executive funding
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8/6/2001   Post a comment
Intense Photonics has been given a £450000 SpurPlus award by the Scottish Executive. The grant will be used to develop an optoelectronic packet switch.
NTT launches 100Mbit/s fibre-optic service
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8/3/2001   Post a comment
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp (NTT) launched a fibre-optic service in Japan this week capable of supporting 100Mbit/second transmissions, opening the way for full-scale fibre to the home
NRZ and RZ Pulse Forms in WDM Systems with Distributed Fiber Raman Amplifiers
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8/2/2001   Post a comment
Exploding communications traffic is fueling the use of optical WDM systems and the wide-band optical amplifiers used in such systems. Minhui Yan and others from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, discuss the theory behind low-noise fiber Raman amplifiers and how these amplifiers have different effects on NRZ and RZ pulses.
Whopping $51bn loss at JDS as acquisitions turn sour
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8/1/2001   Post a comment
JDS Uniphase, the optical components company, reported a $51bn loss for its full year. It also announced 7000 more job cuts, having already shed 9000 this year.
Clare, Analog Devices to integrate high-voltage circuits on MEMS devices
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8/1/2001   Post a comment
Clare Inc announced a development partnership with Analog Devices Inc to create high-voltage IC technology for fibre optical networks that use integrated microelectromechanical systems (iMEMS)


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