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The Whats and Hows of Telcordia Standards

Before 1984, the world of telecom standards looked very different from how it does now.…

100ZR Future for Access Networks

Reaching a 100ZR Future for Access Network Transport

In the optical access networks, the 400ZR pluggables that have become mainstream in datacom applications…

Banner Remote Provisioning and Management For Edge Networks

Remote Provisioning and Management for Edge Networks

Smaller data centers near the end user can reduce latency, overcome inconsistencies in connectivity, and…

What is 100ZR and Why Does it Matter

What is 100ZR and Why Does it Matter?

In June 2022, transceiver developer II‐VI Incorporated (now Coherent Corp.) and optical networking solutions provider…

Fit for Platform DSPs

Fit for Platform DSPs

Over the last two decades, power ratings for pluggable modules have increased as we moved…

The Power of Integrated Photonic LIDAR

The Power of Integrated Photonic LIDAR

Outside of communications applications, photonics can play a major role in sensing and imaging applications.…

How To Make a Photonic Integrated Circuit

How To Make a Photonic Integrated Circuit

Photonics is one of the enabling technologies of the future. Light is the fastest information…

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…

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The Light Path to a Coherent Cloud Edge

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

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,…

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…

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 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…

The Future of Passive Optical Networks

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

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…

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…

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…

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Data Center Interconnects: Coherent or Direct Detect?

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

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…

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…

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…

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

Why Greener Transceivers are Profitable

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

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…

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…

Industrial Hardening: Coherent Goes Outdoors

Industrial Hardening: Coherent Goes Outdoors

The global optical transceiver market is expected to double in size by 2026, and coherent…

Optical System-on-Chip: bringing scalable and affordable DWDM to the edges of the network

While electrical System-on-Chips have been around for some time, EFFECT Photonics is the first company…

This Photonic integration technology has squeezed more performance into a smaller area and at lower power consumption.

Integrating Line Card Performance and Functions into a Pluggable

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

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

Building a Sustainable and Green Future with Fully Integrated PICs

The World Needs Greener Telecommunications The demand for data and other digital services is rising…

EFFECT Photonics to open facility in the US

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

Introducing our new Coherent Product Line Manager – Vladi Veljanovski

Last year, EFFECT Photonics taped out the world’s first fully integrated coherent optical transceiver chip.…

EFFECT Photonics senior management team complete

EFFECT Photonics is pleased to announce the completion of its leadership team with the recent…

An Introduction to Quantum Key Distribution

While the word “quantum” has only started trending in the technology space during the last…