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High-Speed Connector Roundup

Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the industry’s latest and greatest high-speed connector solutions. High-Speed Connector Roundup TE Connectivity’s 56-position press-fit stacking connectors deliver 10Gb/s signaling in high-density packaging with a footprint that matches VPX daughtercard layouts to achieve reliable, low-noise, gas-tight connections. Designed for rugged, high-speed applications, including military Read More >>

OFC

Inside the 2016 OFC Conference and Expo

The OFC show will mirror a dynamic and growing industry say organizers of this year’s event.      The Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exposition is set for its biggest year yet and should exceed last year’s tally of 560 exhibitors; 1,100 presentations; and 12,375 attendees from around the world. We sat down with the Read More >>

Network speed

Networking Equipment: 100G and Beyond

Now that 100G networking equipment is being deployed in both local and wide area networks, it is time to seriously consider what lies beyond.   There are many research and development projects currently underway to answer the question of how high data rates will go, as well as what they will require of the hardware that makes them possible. The Read More >>

DesignCon ChipHead

DesignCon 2016 Technology Wrap-Up

DesignCon 2016 featured 33 interconnect manufacturers, all concentrating on ever-higher speeds and improved signal integrity.   DesignCon 2016 opened in the shadow of preparations for Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium, directly across the street from the Santa Clara Convention Center. With more than 160 exhibitors and 4,800 pre-registered attendees, the exposition and conference continues Read More >>

Wireless and Photonic Integration: Putting the Pieces Together

Given consumer demand for mobile products that offer more services in real time, designers need to take advantage of the most effective technologies available – wireless and photonic.   They say oil and water don’t mix, and for the most part that is true. To some degree, the challenges associated with mixing wireless connectivity and Read More >>

DesignCon ChipHead

Gettin’ Down on the Show Floor: DesignCon 2016

The DesignCon show floor opens today, so we spoke with some of the exhibitors to find out what they expect will be the hot technologies in this year’s Expo Hall.   Did you enjoy your workshops and survive your bootcamps? Well, slip on your walking shoes because the DesignCon show floor opens today, and there is so much Read More >>

Fiber Termination for Passive Optical LANs

As enterprises begin to adopt passive optical LAN (POL) technology, they face a number of design and implementation challenges and choices.     When it comes to premises networks made of fiber, system integrators, installers, and customers are faced with choosing between pre-terminated plug-and-play fiber assemblies or terminating the fibers to length on site during Read More >>

Cloud computing

Cloud Computing and the Rise of Silicon Photonics

The rapid growth of cloud computing requires data centers to scale up, but traditional copper presents limitations in distance, bandwidth, and efficiency.   The business of today’s data-driven world is being conducted in the Cloud. The rapid growth of cloud computing requires data centers to dramatically scale up in order to handle the oceans of Read More >>

Sumitomo Lynx2 CustomFit MPOQ8 Splice-On Connector

Sumitomo Lynx2 CustomFit MPOQ8 Splice-On Connector

The Sumitomo Lynx2 CustomFit MPOQ8 Splice-On Connector is the industry’s first eight-fiber QSFP-40G-SR4 MPO splice-on connector for 40G/100G data center connectivity. Sumitomo Electric Lightwave introduced its Lynx2 CustomFit MPOQ8 Splice-On Connector, the industry’s first 8-fiber QSFP-40G-SR4 MPO splice-on connector that facilitates fast and easy 40 and 100GbE data center and enterprise network connectivity with maximum cost savings. Coupled Read More >>

Molex Hermetic-Sealed Multi-Fiber Circular MT Optical Assemblies

Molex Hermetic-Sealed Multi-Fiber Circular MT Optical Assemblies

Molex Hermetic-Sealed Multi-Fiber Circular MT Optical Assemblies ensure extreme sealing and long-term reliability for applications in harsh environments. Molex Incorporated has launched its Hermetic-Sealed Multi-Fiber Circular MT Optical Assemblies, which deliver extreme sealing performance in the industry’s smallest footprint. The new MT Optical Assemblies provide system reliability in extreme environments, including severe weather conditions, high altitudes, Read More >>