Optics is a key technology for continued improvements in server performance. Substantial improvements in bitrate, packaging density, and costs of the optics for each server generation are required. Requirements, prospects, and future technologies are reviewed.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
J. Kash, "Optical Technologies for High Speed Signal Communications in High Performance Servers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper NMB1.