OFC/NFOEC 2007 in Pictures
To do so, go to OFC/NFOEC, a show that proudly has come back to its roots as a mostly technical conference. Decades ago, the original Optical Fiber Communication conference convened about 100 PhDs in a room. So you can only imagine what those photo essays were like.
And it's still got that touch. Post-deadline papers, thumbtacked unglamorously on bulletin boards, are considered one of the show's highlights.
A tradeshow is still a tradeshow, though, and now that the money's coming back to optics, OFC/NFOEC had its share of fun and free drinks. Click on the pic below to start the slideshow (there's 11 of 'em):
— Craig Matsumoto, West Coast Editor, Light Reading