100G at OFC 2014 Wrap Up

March 19, 2014
Sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent

There was a lot related to 100-Gbps discussed at OFC 2014 in San Francisco, and Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy summarizes the highlights in this final podcast in our series. Topics include pluggable coherent CFP and CFP2 modules for the line side, new DSPs for such applications, and other enabling technologies, such as integrated coherent transmitters and integrated coherent transceivers. The client side gets its due as well, with a look at the advent of CFP4 modules and action within the QSFP28 form factor. Emerging optical transceiver MSAs for data center applications of around 1-2 km also are covered.

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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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