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What’s an ITLA and Why Do I Need One?

What’s an ITLA and Why Do I Need One?

The tunable laser is a core component of every optical communication system, both direct detect…

What are FEC and PCS, and Why do They Matter

What are FEC and PCS, and Why do They Matter?

Coherent transmission has become a fundamental component of optical networks to address situations where direct…

The Light Path to a Coherent Cloud Edge Banner

The Light Path to a Coherent Cloud Edge

Smaller data centers placed locally have the potential to minimize latency, overcome inconsistent connections, and…

Wireless Congress

Advances in Free Space Optics for Access Networks

FSO has often been talked about as some futuristic technology to be used in space applications. Register for our webinar to find out more.
Leveraging Electronic Ecosystems in Photonics

Leveraging Electronic Ecosystems in Photonics

Thanks to wafer-scale technology, electronics have driven down the cost per transistor for many decades.…

The Evolution to 800G and Beyond

The demand for data and other digital services is rising exponentially. From 2010 to 2020,…

System-On-Chip: A smaller world full of big advantages

Coherent Optics: 100G, 400G and Beyond

In this special webinar on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 10:00 a.m New York / 3:00 p.m London, Heavy Reading will be joined by leading experts.
Day of Photonics 2022, Photonics FAQ

Day of Photonics 2022, Photonics FAQ

On October 21st, 1983, the General Conference of Weights and Measures adopted the current value…

Coherent technology can give free-space optical systems greater reach and capacity, enabling these new applications in space and terrestrial links.

Coherent Free Space Optics for Ground and Space Applications

In a previous article, we described how free-space optics (FSO) could impact mobile fronthaul and…

2022 Leading Lights Finalist

Leading Lights Awards Ceremony 2022

The communications industry’s most influential awards program, The Leading Lights, returns for its 18th year.
'National Coalition for Sustainable Digitalization' calls on the government to take an integrated approach to sustainable digitalization

‘National Coalition for Sustainable Digitalization’ calls on the government to take an integrated approach to sustainable digitalization

National approach must make the Netherlands an international leader in sustainable digitalization New coalition wants…

What’s Inside a Tunable Laser for Coherent Systems?

The world is moving towards tunability. The combination of tunable lasers and dense wavelength division…

The power of self-tuning access networks

Addressing the Edge Computing / Data Center Infrastructure Market With Coherent Optical SoCs

Join us on October 12, 2:30 PM ET. Addressing the Edge Computing / Data Center Infrastructure Market With Coherent Optical SoCs.
The Growing Photonics Cluster of the Greater Boston Area

The Growing Photonics Cluster of the Boston Area

As they lighted the candles in their ship, the Pilgrim families traveling on the Mayflower…
We interview Russell Fuerst, our VP of Digital Signal Processing.

The Future of Coherent DSP Design: Interview with Russell Fuerst

Digital signal processors (DSPs) are the heart of coherent communication systems. They not only encode/decode…

PIC Summit Europe

PIC Summit Europe 2022

Taking place this November in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Join the leading lights from across the integrated…

The Future of Passive Optical Networks

Like every other telecom network, cable networks had to change to meet the growing demand…

System-On-Chip: A smaller world full of big advantages

Optical Networking Digital Symposium

The Optical Networking Digital Symposium is a two-day event featuring Heavy Reading’s optical analysts, Sterling Perrin and Simon Stanley.

How Many DWDM Channels Do You Really Need?

Optical fiber and dense wavelength division multiplex (DWDM) technology are moving towards the edges of…

Technologies and trends and their impact

Scaling Up Live Event Coverage with 5G Technology

Everyone who has attended a major venue or event, such as a football stadium or…

What’s Inside a Coherent DSP?

What’s Inside a Coherent DSP?

Coherent transmission has become a fundamental component of optical networks to address situations where direct…

ECOC-2022

Discover Where Light Meets Digital at ECOC 2022

Join EFFECT Photonics from September 19 to 21, 2022 at ECOC 2022 in Basel, Switzerland, Europe’s largest optical communications…

The Next Bright Lights of Eindhoven

Paris may be the more well-known City of Light, but we may argue that Eindhoven…

When Will Access Networks Go Coherent?

Access networks everywhere are scaling. 5G and IoT promise to interconnect exponentially more devices than…

Photonic System-on-Chip is the Future

Photonic System-on-Chip is the Future

Before 2020, Apple made its computer processors with discrete components. In other words, electronic components…

Latest events that EFFECT Photonics organizes or participates in

The Growth of Business Ethernet Services

The increasing use of data and fiercely price-conscious and multimedia-hungry business subscribers can limit revenue…

news, announcements and press releases

EFFECT Photonics to Deliver Rural 5G Fixed Wireless Access in Wales

As part of the Welsh Government’s efforts to ensure all residents have access to fast…

System-On-Chip: A smaller world full of big advantages

EFFECT Photonics Names Roberto Marcoccia Interim CEO

EFFECT Photonics announced today the appointment of Roberto Marcoccia as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective…

The Future of 5G Fronthaul

The Future of 5G Fronthaul

The 5G network revolution promises to fulfill the capacity needs that previous cellular generations could…

What is DWDM and Why Should You Care?

What is DWDM and Why Should You Care?

Imagine a couple of small trucks moving along a country road in opposite directions, carrying…

VodafoneZiggo Partners with EFFECT Photonics for 5G Connectivity on Existing Dutch DWDM Networks

Tunable SFP+ modules powered by photonics System-on-Chip (SoC) technology successfully tested on live Dutch network…

The Light Path to a Coherent Cloud Edge Banner

Data Center Interconnects: Coherent or Direct Detect?

With the increasing demand for cloud-based applications, datacom providers are pushing forward with expanding their…

ISO 9001 certification reaffirms EFFECT Photonics’ commitment to quality across operations

As a leading provider of highly integrated photonics solutions for optical communication products, EFFECT Photonics…

Coherent technology can give free-space optical systems greater reach and capacity, enabling these new applications in space and terrestrial links.

Free Space Optics for Access Networks

Optical signals are moving deeper and deeper into access networks. Achieving the ambitious performance goals…

EFFECT Photonics Opens Regional Americas Headquarters in Maynard, MA

EFFECT Photonics, a leading developer of integrated coherent optics solutions, has opened its Americas Headquarters…

The Light Path to a Coherent Cloud Edge Banner

Improving Edge Computing with Coherent Optical Systems on Chip

Smaller data centers placed locally have the potential to minimize latency, overcome inconsistent connections, and…

The Growing Market for Tunable Lasers

The Growing Market for Tunable Lasers

The world is moving towards tunability. The combination of tunable lasers and dense wavelength division…

Co-Designing Optics and Electronics for Versatile and Green Transceivers

Network and data center operators need fast and affordable pluggable transceivers that perform well enough…

Reconfigurable DSPs for Versatile Pluggables

Carriers must solve the dilemma of how to use small and affordable coherent pluggables while…

EFFECT Photonics Closes the Acquisition of the Coherent Optical Digital Signal Processing Business from Viasat

EFFECT Photonics Closes the Acquisition of the Coherent Optical Digital Signal Processing Business from Viasat…

International growth opportunities for the photonics ecosystem, provided challenges around talent, scale-up and technology are solved 

International growth opportunities for the photonics ecosystem, provided challenges around talent, scale-up and technology are…

'National Coalition for Sustainable Digitalization' calls on the government to take an integrated approach to sustainable digitalization

PhotonDelta secures €1.1 billion to usher in a new generation of semiconductor technology

Capital from the Netherland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy and other organizations will…

Read about the latest technology trends, events, news, announcements and press releases regarding EFFECT Photonics.

Solving the Carrier’s Dilemma with Optical Systems-On-Chip

In the coming decade, the network providers and countries with the most extensive installed base…

Why Greener Transceivers are Profitable

Thanks to the incredible progress in energy-saving technologies (hyperscale datacenters, photonic and electronic integration), the…

EFFECT Photonics Acquires Coherent Optical Digital Signal Processing Business from Viasat

EFFECT Photonics to Become the Most Highly Vertically Integrated, Independent Coherent Optical Module Vendor San…

EFFECT Photonics and Jabil Photonics to Co-Develop Next-Generation Coherent Module

EFFECT Photonics and Jabil Photonics, a business unit of Jabil Inc. (NYSE: JBL), announced today…

EFFECT Photonics joins the SmartTunable MSA Group

EFFECT Photonics announced today that it has joined the SmartTunable Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) group. This…

Aircision and EFFECT Photonics to jointly develop coherent technology for free space optics

Aircision builds high capacity free space optics (FSO) systems that can be deployed fast, cover…

2022 Leading Lights Finalist

EFFECT Photonics Announces the Resignation of Dennis Maas, VP of Finance & Infrastructure

EFFECT Photonics today announced that Dennis Maas, Vice President of Finance & Infrastructure, will be…

The power of self-tuning access networks

The Power of Self-Tuning Access Networks

The transitions to 3G and 4G relied heavily on more efficient use of broader RF…

Remote PHY, a new architecture for fixed access networks

Cable networks, just like any other telecom network in the world, had to adapt to…

How To Make a Photonic Integrated Circuit

Leveraging the Power of External Foundries in Photonics

Working with a world-class high-volume foundry makes scaling up from low to high volume as…

Wafer Scale Photonics for a Coherent Future

Wafer Scale Photonics for a Coherent Future

The advances in electronic and optical integration have brought down the size and cost of…

Meet the team behind the EFFECT Photonics & Aston University partnership to bring greater bandwidth to a greener future

The optical transceiver market is expected to double in size by 2025, and coherent optical…

EFFECT Photonics on the Top50 EIC ScalingUp list.

EFFECT Photonics is delighted to announce that it is on the list of 50 most…

Miniaturization: size and performance matter

Photonic integration will be a disruptive technology that will simplify network design and operation and…

Photonic System-on-Chip is the Future

How to Increase Bandwidth Density in Photonics

In the past, optical transceivers were too bulky, too expensive, and not efficient enough, so…

Direct Detection or Coherent? EFFECT Photonics explains

Direct Detection and Coherent: what is the difference between these technologies? What are their benefits…