IM/DD and Coherent Optical Fiber Transmission Systems: Challenges and Opportunities - Dr. David Plant
Friday, Mar 3rd, 1:00 pm (PST) in-person in Henley 1010
Abstract: The insatiable growth of datacenter traffic mandates increasing the capacity of cost-effective transceiver technologies to meet the foreseen demand. Competing configurations include IM/DD and coherent transceiver architectures. In this presentation we will discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with these two options including such topics as: wavelength, reach modulation format, modulator technology, and power consumption.
Bio: David V. Plant has been a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McGill University, Montreal, Canada, since 1993 where he currently holds a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Optical Fiber Communications Systems. He received his Ph.D. from Brown University, and he was at UCLA as a Post-Doc before joining McGill University. He was a Killam Research Fellow and Received the IEEE Photonics Society Engineering Achievement Award. He is a fellow of Optica, EIC, CAE, IEEE, and the RSC.
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