Avago Technologies

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Avago unveils 56G PAM4 SerDes core

Avago Technologies has demonstrated what is claims is the industry’s first 56Gbps pulse-amplitude modulation (PAM)4 SerDes across copper backplanes and optical interconnects, targeting next-generation switches and routers. Leading OEM customers are presently designing advanced ASIC SoC solutions in 28nm and 16FF+ process technologies utilising the Avago PAM4 SerDes cores.

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Strain sensor

Avago Technologies, a supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced a unique, cost-effective polymer optical fibre (POF) based strain sensor solution for industrial applications.

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As data demand ramps ever higher, researchers are looking to innovative amplifier designs to help transport a broader light spectrum through optical fibres, finds Andy Extance

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Duncan Ellis shares his views about the increased focus on automation from network operators, and how the physical layer has so far stubbornly resisted the move

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Switching off copper networks where fibre has been deployed is the end game, so why are so few operators doing it, wonders Pauline Rigby

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With demand for fibre to the premises increasing, Keely Portway looks at the role training plays in ensuring installation skills remain available to meet this growing demand

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