High-speed optical transceiver test trends

Oct. 16, 2013
Sponsored by JDSU, Anritsu, EXFO, and EigenLight

With high-speed optical transceivers evolving quickly into smaller form factors with different requirements, test and measurement tools and procedures must keep pace. Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy met with Dr. Paul Brooks of JDSU’s Network and Services Enablement Group at ECOC 2013 recently to discuss the evolution from CFP to CFP2, what the test requirements of CFP4 might be, and what the future holds for transceivers designed to support eventual 400 Gigabit Ethernet specifications.

About the Author

Stephen Hardy | Editorial Director and Associate Publisher

Stephen Hardy has covered fiber optics for more than 15 years, and communications and technology for more than 30 years. He is responsible for establishing and executing Lightwave's editorial strategy across its digital magazine, website, newsletters, research and other information products. He has won multiple awards for his writing.

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