Agilent Technologies has released its two-volume “Lightwave Catalog 2007/2008,” which is available in pdf or in print. The resource details the company’s products for photonic testing of next-generation cost-effective optical devices as well as its digital microwave solutions for characterizing high-speed devices. “Volume 1: General Photonic Test” specifies measurement systems, tunable laser modules, optical power meters, return loss modules and multiwavelength meters, among other items. “Volume 2: Transceiver Test” presents lightwave component, optical spectrum and digital communication analyzers as well as pulse pattern generators, a modular transceiver test platform and a parallel bit error ratio tester. Application information is provided.