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Optical transceivers for short and medium reach optical networks
Author(s): Bernd Huebner
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Paper Abstract

Optical transceivers are the dominating technology for the optical front end of short and medium reach optical communication systems. They are diverse, ranging from low cost and high volume applications to extreme performance and relatively low volume products. Different technical solutions for the optical components are used and this paper gives an overview of enabling technologies. Furthermore the challenges (density, power consumption, cost, reach, increased performance) that optical transceivers face today and which technologies may be used to solve these challenges in the future are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 January 2010
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 7621, Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems II, 762103 (22 January 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.846986
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Bernd Huebner, Finisar Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7621:
Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems II
Werner Weiershausen; Benjamin Dingel; Achyut Kumar Dutta; Atul K. Srivastava, Editor(s)

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