Towards 1.6T datacentre interconnect technologies: the TWILIGHT perspective

Maria Spyropoulou (Corresponding author), Ioannis Kanakis, Yuqing Jiao, Ripalta Stabile, Nicola Calabretta, Kevin A. Williams, Jean-Yves Dupuy, Agnieszka Konczykowska, Richard Schatz, Oskars Ozolins, Jakub Zveřina, Martin Žoldák, Paraskevas Bakopoulos, Giannis Patronas, Hercules Avramopoulos

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The transformation of datacentres to support the increasing traffic growth requires the development of new technologies to migrate to 1.6T optical transceivers and to ultra-fast high radix optical space switches. In this work, an outline of the technological perspectives of TWILIGHT project is provided in accordance with research updates and industry standards.
Original languageEnglish
Article number041002
Number of pages5
JournalJPhys Photonics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Co-packaged optics
  • Optical space switches
  • Optical transceivers
  • Photonic integration
  • Wafer-scale bonding


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