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Non-hermetic fiber optic transceivers for space applications
Author(s): Chuck Tabbert

Paper Abstract

There is a commercial trend in high data-rate systems to place optical components in close proximity to the data source/sink. This trend forgoes the traditional module packaging approach to create compact components that are embedded near or within the package of high-performance ASICs. This approach reduces the power consumption and electro-magnetic interference (EMI) effects by reducing the length of copper interconnect signal paths. We present an overview of commercial trends and methods for fielding this technology within spacecraft.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 November 2017
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10564, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2012, 105641D (20 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2309233
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Chuck Tabbert, Ultra Communications, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10564:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2012
Bruno Cugny; Errico Armandillo; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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