Higher Speed VCSEL Links using Equalization
Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Kuchta, Daniel M. (IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, 1101 Kitchawan Rd Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA)
With Feed Forward Equalization (FFE), VCSEL-based links using NRZ modulation have been demonstrated error-free to 71 Gb/s at 850nm, 56 Gb/s at 1530nm, and 50 Gb/s to 90 ºC. This paper will review this progress and speculate on the realization of 100 Gb/s serial links.