Encoder modules target office automation Product News 9/29/2006 Post a comment Avago Technologies offers an enhanced series of ultra-small optical encoder modules with resolutions of up to 360 lines per inch (LPI), which is said to be the highest in the industry. The new AEDS-964x series is a drop-in replacement for the company's AEDS-962x series.
German carrier takes strategic stake in CoreOptics News & Analysis 9/25/2006 Post a comment T-Com Venture Fund the corporate venture fund of the broadband/fixed network division of Deutsche Telekom AG has made what it says is a strategic investment in CoreOptics , a developer of 10-and 40-Gbit transponders and subsystems.
Intel, UCSB tout hybrid Si-laser chip advance News & Analysis 9/18/2006 Post a comment Researchers at Intel and the University of California, Santa Barbara have made what they say is a major breakthrough in making hybrid silicon lasers that they suggest could have a huge impact on chip-to chip communication and on optical communications networks.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
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