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ADVA Optical Networking Presentation Will Reveal Research on Silicon Photonics-Based DCI Solutions

PIC Talk to Cover Next-Generation Technologies for Improved Capacity, Footprint and Cost

  • Speaker: Jörg-Peter Elbers, VP, advanced technology, ADVA Optical Networking
  • Topics: Silicon Photonics for Inter-Data Center Interconnects
  • When: Tuesday, March 7, 10:45 a.m.
  • Where: PIC International Conference, Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel, Brussels, Belgium

Inter-Data center interconnect (DCI) solutions extend the data center fabric over multiple locations, enabling a geographic distribution of networking, compute and storage functions. Employing DWDM, they offer multi-Tbit/s fiber capacities over distances ranging from a few tens to a few hundred kilometers.

In this presentation, Jörg-Peter Elbers will discuss silicon photonics-based DCI solutions employing intensity modulation with direct detection and coherent transmission. Topics on the agenda include next-generation approaches to achieve higher capacities, better equipment density, and lower cost. The presentation will also highlight related research activity together with developments in the area of standardization.