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XFP optical engines: design considerations for low cost, high performance and small form factor
Author(s): Richard B. Bylsma; Robert L. Hartman; Padman Parayanthal
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Paper Abstract

The recent activity in transceiver and transponder multi-source agreements has led to smaller, cost efficient modules to enable telecom and datacom systems in many different applications. At data rates of 10Gb/sec these applications can be include transmission distances < 100m or greater than 80km. The transmitter optical engines which go into these products must meet many constraints in terms of performance, cost, size and manufacturability. This paper will identify some of the key design issues engineers must address and potential solutions for those issues.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5280, Materials, Active Devices, and Optical Amplifiers, (12 May 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.522743
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Richard B. Bylsma, CyOptics, Inc. (United States)
Robert L. Hartman, CyOptics, Inc. (United States)
Padman Parayanthal, CyOptics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5280:
Materials, Active Devices, and Optical Amplifiers
Connie J. Chang-Hasnain; Dexiu Huang; Yoshiaki Nakano; Xiaomin Ren, Editor(s)

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