Reality and challenges of photonics for DATACOM

H.J.S. Dorren, G. Guelbenzu de Villota, O. Raz

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The challenges of scaling data center networks while attempting to flatten them are explored in this tutorial. Here we highlight the clear advantages of using high radix switches and explain why coupling such switches with mid-board mounted optics can be a winning solution.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 40th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2014), 21-25 September 2014, Cannes, France
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event40th European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2014) - Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, Cannes, France
Duration: 21 Sep 201425 Sep 2014
Conference number: 40


Conference40th European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2014)
Abbreviated titleECOC 2014
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