Electronic Design

Beyond Speed: Design Tradeoffs with Fiber-Optic Cable (.PDF Download)

The one word that usually comes to mind when the topic of fiber-optic cable comes up is “speed”—the kind of blinding speed needed in high-performance computing for within-box processing as well as between-box communications. Fiber optics has been adopted as the basic clay of the telecommunications and commercial IT industries, not to mention thousands of miles of high-performance optical networks currently connecting corporations and research institutions around the world...

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