The need for additional IO bandwidth for data center device interconnection is well established. Optical interconnects can deliver required bandwidth along with energy and space efficiency at a cost that encourages adoption. To this end, we are developing an optical transceiver incorporating multimode VCSEL emitters in a coarse wavelength division multiplex (CWDM) system capable of transmission at 25Gbps per channel, 100Gbps/fiber, and a maximum aggregate bidirectional data rate of 1.2Tbps. Electrical connection to the transceiver can be made by solder reflow or LGA connector, and optical connection is made by means of a custom optical connector supporting CWDM transmission.
Paul Rosenberg, Sagi Mathai, Wayne Sorin, George Panotopoulos, Glenn Rankin, George Megason, David Moore, Gregg Combs, Kent Devenport, Darrell Childers, D. J. Hastings, and Mike Tan, "CWDM transceiver for mid-board optics," Proc. SPIE 10109, Optical Interconnects XVII, 101090B (Presented at SPIE OPTO: January 30, 2017; Published: 20 February 2017); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2250610.
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