Tag: Data Center Infrastructure

PAM4 And How Forward Error Correction (FEC) Produces Relief -  And New Problems

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PAM4 And How Forward Error Correction (FEC) Produces Relief - And New Problems

Stephanie Michel 2019.02.15

Forward Error Correction [1] is becoming ubiquitous in the data-center. Not only in 400G links, where SNR requirements to achieve error-free transmission using  PAM4 modulation cannot be met anymore, 

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#PAM4 #400GE #Data Center Infrastructure

The Need for Speed

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The Need for Speed

Nicole Faubert 2019.01.31

Massive data flow from 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), Internet of Things (IoT), and autonomous vehicles is driving explosive traffic growth, creating unprecedented demand for

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#Data Center Infrastructure #5G #400GE

5 Tips to Reduce Data Center Transceiver Costs

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5 Tips to Reduce Data Center Transceiver Costs

Nicole Faubert 2019.01.10

The cost of optical transceivers is a major concern for data center operators as they migrate their networks from 100GE to 400GE. To be competitive, transceiver manufacturers must find ways to drive d

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

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