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Optical Networking Resources

Here is a collection of online resources for anyone interested in the basics of optical networking. The first, titled "Optical Glossaries," is a list of free online alphabetic lists of basic terms. The second, "Optical Organizations," lists professional groups and standards bodies that cover various aspects of optical networking. A third list, "Optical VCs," lists venture capital firms with an interest in optical networking startups.

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Optical Glossaries
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