Tag: Data Center Infrastructure

Relief From the Worst 400GE Measurement Pains

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Relief From the Worst 400GE Measurement Pains

Stephanie Michel 2019.09.24

The move from NRZ-based 100G interfaces to PAM4-based 400GE interfaces is revolutionary, rather than evolutionary: New technologies such as linear broadband amplifiers and drivers as well as adaptive

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#400GE #Data Center Infrastructure #PAM4 #Optical + Photonic

Testing 400G Coherent Optical Components and Transceivers

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Testing 400G Coherent Optical Components and Transceivers

Nicole Faubert 2019.08.23

In telecommunications and data communications, it is important to optimize coherent optical transmitters for reach, spectral efficiency, and power consumption. Performing common measurements, such as

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#Data Center Infrastructure #Optical + Photonic

Addressing 400G and Beyond System Design Challenges

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Addressing 400G and Beyond System Design Challenges

Nicole Faubert 2019.07.31

The wireline internet network must continue to evolve to keep up with advancements in wireless communications such as 5G. 400G standards, including Ethernet, Fibre Channel, and Common Electrical I/O,

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#400GE #Data Center Infrastructure #PAM4 #BERT #Oscilloscopes

DDR 5 – Answers to the Test Fixture Questions

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DDR 5 – Answers to the Test Fixture Questions

Stephanie Michel 2019.08.06

DDR5 and the special requirements regarding receiver testing raise a lot of questions. A big field here is the possible test fixtures. What will be an adequate channel to connect the tester to your de

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#DDR5 #Gen 5 #Data Center Infrastructure

DDR5 Receiver Testing And What It Is All About

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DDR5 Receiver Testing And What It Is All About

Stephanie Michel 2019.07.02

With margins getting tighter, DDR5 is the first generation of DDR with a standardized receiver test. This may cause some insecurities not only about the requirements and definitions that your design m

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#Data Center Infrastructure #Gen 5 #DDR5

What is 400ZR?

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What is 400ZR?

Nicole Faubert 2019.06.19

While widely used in long-haul telecommunications networks, coherent optical technology has been cost prohibitive and impractical for use in shorter distances such as data center interconnects (DCI).

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#400GE #Data Center Infrastructure #Communications