Tag: Data Center Infrastructure

Silicon Photonics: Tricks and Tweaks for Wafer and Chip-Level Optical Test

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Silicon Photonics: Tricks and Tweaks for Wafer and Chip-Level Optical Test

Stephanie Michel 2018.11.27

Photonic integrated circuit (PIC) and silicon photonics technologies are being used to manufacture devices for optical communications at higher volumes with lower costs, energy consumption, and size.

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#Data Center Infrastructure #Lightwave Component Analyzers #Optical + Photonic #Tunable Laser Sources

6 Key Trends Driving Data Center Innovation

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6 Key Trends Driving Data Center Innovation

Nicole Faubert 2018.11.23

Ever increasing demands for a connected world with instant data access continues to drive data center innovation. Data center operators need to embrace new technologies to support the response times a

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#Network Test #PAM4 #Data Center Infrastructure #400GE #5G

Terabit Communication Research

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Terabit Communication Research

Stephanie Michel 2018.11.14

Research is underway to increase the data throughput for existing optical fiber long haul communication to 400Gbps, 1 Tbps and beyond. There are three parameters available to maximize the data rate:  

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#Communications #Data Center Infrastructure #Oscilloscopes

Keeping the Pulse on 400GE in the Data Center

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Keeping the Pulse on 400GE in the Data Center

Nicole Faubert 2018.10.29

At the heart of every data center is the transceiver. Large hyperscale data centers have more than 50,000 optical fibers in them. With a transceiver at each end of the fiber, these data centers house

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#Network Test #Communications #PAM4 #Data Center Infrastructure #400GE

Everything You Need to Know About Complex Optical Modulation

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Everything You Need to Know About Complex Optical Modulation

Stephanie Michel 2018.10.23

New data centers are being built across the globe, while today’s CPUs and RAM ensure latencies so low that it is no problem to map immense amounts of data spread over several servers within a fraction

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#Communications #Network Test #Data Center Infrastructure #400GE

PAM4 and FEC Push the Limits of the Shannon-Hartley Theorem

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PAM4 and FEC Push the Limits of the Shannon-Hartley Theorem

Nicole Faubert 2018.10.15

The Shannon-Hartley theorem states that there is a theoretical maximum amount of error-free data that can be delivered over a specified channel bandwidth in the presence of noise. By increasing either

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#Communications #Network Test #PAM4 #Data Center Infrastructure #400GE