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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Six months after it became mandatory for copper and fibre cables supplied to EU/EEA member states to comply with the Construction Product Regulation and carry CE marking, Keely Portway asks what, if any, effect this has had on cable suppliers

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To continue growing data traffic, optical scientists are tackling tough questions about nonlinear effects in optical fibre, discovers Andy Extance 

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January of this year saw Jerry Rawls step down as chief executive of Finisar, a company he had grown from obscurity to worldwide success. He talks to Rebecca Pool about building his empire, the firm’s new CEO and a future that could include Oclaro*