Siddharth Sheth, senior vice president of networking at Inphi, highlights the introduction of the 400-Gbps Porrima Single-Lambda PAM4 Platform as well as interop demos the company conducted with the Polaris and Vega PAM4 DSP families.
Source Photonics CTO Mark Heimbuch, PhD, describes the several 400GbE interoperability demonstrations in which the company was involved at OFC 2018. He also discusses how 400GbE technology will evolve, including the development of single-lambda 100G.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy uses this OFC 2018 edition of the Friday 5 to review his five top stories and themes from this week in San Diego. (No, his birthday wasn't one of them.) High speeds, low profiles, and M&A were highlights.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy wraps up our onsite coverage of OFC 2018 in San Diego. New companies, new looks at M&A, a few winners, a bubble era technology returns, and more.
In San Diego, people are talking about the release of COBO's onboard module specifications, 400 Gigabit Ethernet, open optical systems, and more. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has it all.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy kicks off our three-day series with a report on the chatter surrounding the Lumentum/Oclaro deal. You'll also hear about new coherent engines as well as PAM4 silicon advances.
Our birthday boy fights impending senility to discuss more of what you'll find at OFC 2018. Think 400 Gigabit Ethernet, new executives, systems houses active at what you might have considered a components show, and more in this week's Friday 5.
Now in its fifth year, the Lightwave Innovation Reviews is a technology recognition program, in which technology developers from across the optical communications spectrum submit their products for evaluation.
The MACOM MATA-03819, a four-channel, 106G, 53 Giga-baud PAM4, Linear TIA for 400G optical modules. The second Finalist, the PT-28E, is a differential-output receiver for both 28-Gigabaud56-Gigabaud PAM4 receiver applications.
Senko Advanced Components has introduced the CS Connector, a next generation connector specifically designed for data center 400G optimization. It’s a finalist in our Optical Components category.
The run up to OFC has already begun, with stories this week about PAM4, single-wavelength 100G, and PON technology on the docket. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy also touches on FTTH in the UK and the market prospects for Gfast.