Reflex Photonics launches 24-lane 150G full-duplex embedded optical transceivers for high-density Defense and Aerospace applications

Reflex Photonics Inc. has developed compact 150G full-duplex (12+12) 12.5Gbps/lane optical fiber transceivers for harsh environment applications in Aerospace and Defense.
The LightABLE™ LL 150G full duplex devices are designed to be embedded on printed-circuit boards in close proximity to high-speed electronics in high performance embedded computing systems to optimize their operation.
The same transceivers can also be integrated in blind mate interconnects (LightCONEX™), as per VITA 66.5, to free-up more space on the board and reduce optical fiber management.

Maximizing SWaP and versatility

These devices have been designed to maximize SWaP. They are very compact, weigh less than 5 g, and have power consumption as low as 120 mW/lane. In addition, thermal management is optimized through multiple heat dissipation paths in the compact volume of these transceivers.

LightABLE LL 150G (full duplex) rugged transducer

The LightABLE LL modules attach with an LGA socket; a technology that offers high-speed and high-performance electrical interface, height flexibility, screw-in mechanical reliability, and practical insertion/removal capabilities.

The LightCONEX LC 150G full-duplex active blind-mate optical interconnect, based on the OpenVPX™ standards, frees up board space by integrating the optical transceiver into the board edge connector. The backplane connector, also part of the LightCONEX solution, has a spring-loaded mechanism ensuring optimal optical mating meeting VITA 66.0 requirements. The rugged construction of these connectors ensures error free data transmission under severe shock, vibration, and temperature extremes.

The LightABLE LL and LightCONEX LC finds applications in optical backplanes and VPX systems, like those deployed in high-performance embedded computing systems for civilian and military command and control monitoring (C4ISR) systems.

Reflex Photonics’ Senior Technical Advisor, Jocelyn Lauzon comments:

The full-duplex 12+12 LightABLE and LightCONEX represent a remarkable feat of engineering that illustrates once more Reflex’s mastery of advanced optical design. These modules offer market leading I/O density and satisfy the most stringent SWaP requirements with a minuscule PCB footprint and volume.
We believe this design offers the best “performance/cost per lane” ratio in the industry, as it expands on the proven rugged constructions found in LightABLE TRX4 products, which have been used for many years in harsh environment applications.

A technical paper presenting this transceiver more in depth and entitled High-Density 12 Transmitters Plus 12 Receivers Rugged Optical Fiber Transceivers will be presented at the Avionics and Vehicle Fiber-Optics and Photonics Conference 2018 (AVFOP) on November 14.

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Reflex Photonics signs a representative agreement with Protec GmbH to increase its local presence in Europe.

Reflex Photonics is proud to announce the signing of an agreement with Protec GmbH to represent and support its products in Europe.
Founded in 1976, Protec GmbH is headquartered out of Munich, Germany. This company is devoted to the sale of electronic components for high reliability and niche markets including industrial, military, and space in key European markets.

For more than 30 years, Protec has been a successful specialist supplier of radiation-resistant components for the space industry. They can support almost all requirements in satellite applications. Protec also works closely with manufacturers that are engaged in the growing civil aviation market and continues to support the military market and requirements for military qualified components.

Our commitment to provide local support to our fast-growing clientele in Europe.

Reflex Photonics’ Director of International Sales, Pierre Cardinal comments:

I am very proud to announce the signing of Protec GmbH as our representative in strategic European markets including Germany, Italy, Spain, and Northern European countries.
The Protec staff has many years of experience selling and supporting high-tech solutions for space, military, avionic, and industrial applications. Following the opening of our office in Paris in May 2018, signing Protec GmbH as our representative is key to our strategy to increase our presence in Europe and provide better services and support to our clients.

Protec GmbH’s General Manager, Christian Mayer comments:

We are very excited about the opportunity to represent Reflex Photonics line of products to our clientele. Reflex Photonics is the leading provider of rugged high-speed optical transceivers and their products are in great demand with our clients specially in the space, avionic, and military sectors.

Reflex Photonics will exhibit its latest products at the Protec booth at Electronica 2018 Conference held in Munich from November 13 to 16. See us at Hall C4 Booth 140.

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Reflex Photonics will present a paper at AVFOP 2018

A paper written by Gabriel Monette, Saïd El Kharraz, and Jocelyn Lauzon, and entitled High-Density 12 Transmitters Plus 12 Receivers Rugged Optical Fiber Transceivers will be presented at the Avionics and Vehicle Fiber-Optics and Photonics Conference 2018 (AVFOP).

Summary of the article

A novel optical fiber transceiver offering 24 channels at up to 14 Gbps is presented; its external dimensions are 32.3 mm ×13.4 mm × 4.5 mm; it is compatible with the VITA66.4 standard or can be embedded on a host PCB; its operating temperature range is –40°C to 100°C.

Reflex Photonics will be attending the Avionics and Vehicle Fiber-Optics and Photonics Conference (AVFOP) 2018

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Reflex Photonics’ SpaceABLE radiation-resistant optical transceivers to successfully reach more than 4000 h of accelerated life test for GEO 20 years life applications.

Reflex Photonics is proud to announce that its SpaceABLE SM radiation-resistant transceivers have exceeded the minimal requirement of 2500 h of accelerated life test for GEO 20 years in-satellite operation with no performance degradation outside measurement uncertainty.
These modules are on their way to successfully complete 4000 h of the same test; having completed 3000 h as of October 19. This confirms the ruggedness of Reflex Photonics’ transceivers and exceeds the very demanding requirements for GEO space applications.

No performance degradation after 3000 h

A group of 18 SpaceABLE SM 50G (4TRX) transceiver modules each having 4 transmitter and 4 receiver lanes, were submitted to a life test against MIL-STD-883J, method 1005, cond. D. The test is conducted at a case temperature and at a bias current significantly exceeding the conditions to be set for long-term intra-satellite operation.
In these conditions, 2500 h of accelerated life tests was calculated to be the minimal requirement to ensure 20 years of reliable 11.5 Gbps per lane performance in typical conditions for GEO intra-satellite communications applications.
Even after 3000 h, no performance degradation outside measurement uncertaintywas observed on any lane of any of the SpaceABLE units under test. The life test will continue until 4000 h is reached, around November 30th. Reaching 4000 h of accelerated life test will offer the long-term reliability margin and confidence level space applications engineers are looking for.

A family of proven rugged transceivers

This result represents one more accomplishment in the list of long-term reliability milestones reached by Reflex Photonics’ LightABLE and SpaceABLE transceiver products family and confirm their suitability for deployment in harsh environments, such as GEO space applications.
The SpaceABLE products are radiation-resistant multilane opto-electronics interconnects operating at up to 12.5 Gbps per lane and offering the following features:

  • Small SWaP
  • Operation over a large temperature range (the maximum range being −40°C to 100°C)
  • Cold start at −57°C
  • Storage temperature from −57°C to 125°C.

The SpaceABLE is offered as a surface mount or pluggable module or can use an LGA (land grid array) interposer. It will sustain high-speed digital communication links of more than 100 m in length.

Reflex Photonics’ Senior Technical Advisor, Jocelyn Lauzon comments:

These life test results exceed our expectations, since our evaluation of critical opto-electronic components included in our fiber optic transceiver circuits suggested a small and manageable performance degradation after 2500 h.
Observing no significant performance degradation as we are, indicates that our circuit design that has already proven its mechanical and radiation robustness also ensures the best possible operation conditions to optimize long-term performances. Reflex’ team of design engineer should be very proud of this major accomplishment.

Reflex Photonics launches midboard LightVISION optical transceiver with MPO interface for increased design flexibility and performance.

Reflex Photonics is proud to introduce the LightVISION midboard optical transceiver solution for high-density servers and tactical data centers. The LightVISION was developed specifically as an alternative to the SNAP12 optical transceiver in response to the demand for higher bandwidth optical communication, higher operating temperatures, more rugged design, and more compact size.

The innovative LightVISION midboard is a compact, screw-in, robust, and RoHS parallel optical module with standard MPO interface that offers performance superior to current optical interconnect technologies such as SNAP12 and QSFP+.

High-bandwidth, robust, and flexible

The LightVISION optical interconnect solution can support a bandwidth of up to 150 Gbps over 100 meters. Furthermore, it is offered with a standard MTP/MPO snap-in interface that facilitates its integration into commercial products and offers convenient and secure optical cabling.
In addition, the LightVISION is highly flexible: it is offered as a 2 to 12-lane (transmit or receive), or as a 4-lane duplex transceiver. All modules operate at up to 12.5 Gbps per lane at ultra-low bit error rates of 10-15. It is offered in both commercial and industrial temperature grades, with the industrial grade modules able to operate at temperatures of up to 100 ºC.

Guillaume Blanchette, Product Manager at Reflex Photonics adds:

The LightVISION midboard optical transceiver solution has been engineered with the objective of improving design flexibility and performance in high-bandwidth communication application. As a consequence, it can be easily designed-in any optical server-related architecture that requires less weight, small size, less wiring, high speed, and ruggedness.

The small-form factor LightVISION midboard modules occupy up to 7 times less space than other optical solutions, which really makes the difference in high-density servers and tactical data centers.

Reflex Photonics launches LightVISION optical transceiver with MPO interface for Avionics market

Reflex Photonics is proud to introduce the LightVISION optical transceiver solution for in-flight entertainment and communication (IFEC) and avionics systems.

The LightVISION was developed specifically in response to the airlines’ increasing demand for higher bandwidth optical communication in a compact size. Taking advantage of theLightVISION speed rates, IFEC systems manufacturers and airlines can design flexible and scalable platforms, which in term, help them maximize their investment by extending the lifecycle of the in-flight entertainment architectures.

The innovative LightVISION is a compact, screw-in, robust, and RoHS parallel optical module with standard MPO interface that offers performance superior to current optical interconnect technologies such as QSFP+ and SNAP12.

The LightVISION optical interconnect solution can support a bandwidth of up to 150 Gbps over 100 meters. Furthermore, it is offered with a standard MTP/MPO snap-in interface that facilitates its integration into commercial products. In addition, the LightVISION is highly flexible: it is offered as a 2 to 12-lane (transmit or receive), or as a 4-lane duplex transceiver. All modules operate at up to 12.5 Gbps per lane at ultra-low bit error rates of 10-15. It is offered in both commercial and industrial temperature grades, with the industrial grade modules able to operate at temperatures of up to 100 ºC.

Reflex Photonics’ Manager of Avionic and IFEC Industry, Luis Perez comments:

The LightVISION optical transceiver solution has been engineered with the needs of the IFEC market in mind. As a consequence, it can be easily designed-in any optical avionic-related architecture that requires less weight, small size, less wiring, high speeds, and ruggedness. Due to its small-form factor, the LightVISION modules occupy up to 7 times less space than other optical solutions, which really makes the difference in IFEC systems.

Reflex Photonics LightABLE transceivers now offer interoperability with all types of multimode optical modules

Reflex Photonics is proud to announce that its LightABLE line of rugged transceivers has demonstrated full interoperability with all types of multimode optical modules.
In tests conducted by Reflex Photonics, the Low Output Power multilane variant of the LightABLE transceivers demonstrated interoperability with single-lane SFP+ and multilane optical modules such as QSFP.

LightABLE LM embedded transceiver. Part of the LightABLE family of rugged transceivers

Added flexibility in interconnect design

This addition to the LightABLE family of rugged transceivers is significant for optical interconnect designs, as single-lane devices like SFP+ cannot receive the higher transmission power from multilane devices. With the Low Output Power LightABLE transceivers, there is no need to connect only multilane to multilane devices. Now, one device can connect to any types of optical modules.

Compliance with Standards

Reflex Photonics’ Low Power multilane LightABLE transceivers meets the full operating specifications for single and multilane devices compliant to IEEE802.3xx. They are particularly well suited for the following applications and markets: high performance computing, AESA radars, media adapters, and optical networks for aircraft, ships, and land vehicles.

Reflex Photonics’ V.P. Business Development, Gerald Persaud comments:

The new Low Power multilane variant of our LightABLE family of transceivers is good news for system designers that have a mix of single and multilane modules in their system. It simplifies optical interconnect design and eliminates errors caused by multilane devices driving excessive power into single-lane devices. In addition, these devices will interoperate with older optical modules that cannot receive the higher transmission power from multilane optical modules.

Test fleet data gathering for AI training of future Level 5 autonomous vehicle

The global automotive industry advances rapidly toward fully autonomous (Level 5) vehicles.

The global automotive industry advances rapidly toward fully autonomous (Level 5) vehicles. Today, many competing data gathering fleets of vehicles are logging millions of km on the roads of the world in order to amass the data required to feed and train the AI that will enable full vehicle autonomy. The detection accuracy and the size of the dataset demanded by those safety-critical training system is very high, as is the bandwidth, performance, and reliability of the high-speed links providing the data collecting backbone of these vehicles.

Description of the application

The data gathering  systems used in those vehicles are expected to operate flawlessly irrespective of weather conditions, visibility, or road surface in order to improve data quality and accuracy.

Training a roadworthy algorithm

Neural networks need to be trained on representative datasets that include examples of all possible driving, weather, and situational conditions to ensure reliable, flawless operation of the future self-driving vehicles.

Gathering data

In order to amass as much driving environment data as possible, a typical data-gathering vehicle setup consists of a multitude of sensors including cameras, radar and lidar, giving the vehicle 360-degree data gathering capability. In practice this translates into petabytes of training data being shuttled from sensors, to computer, to storage over the vehicle’s high-speed, hight-bandwidth data collection networks.

Obviously, the exact instrumentation details of specific manufacturers or suppliers are not in the public domain. But one can reasonably assume that the amount of data generated and the speed at which it is generated demand a very robust and high-bandwidth system.

Benefits of using LightVISION VM industrial optical transceivers

  • Bandwidth from 50G (4 TX or 4 RX lane) to 150G (12 TX or 12 RX lane)
  • Lightweight and easy to integrate optical cable
  • Multimode 850 nm wavelength laser
  • Standard MPO parallel fiber connector.
  • Available in commercial (0 ºC to 70 ºC) and industrial (–40 ºC to 100 ºC) grade temperature ranges.
  • Suitable for harsh environment and automotive applications
  • Standard MTP/MPO cable connection
  • RoHS, robust, screw-in board-mounted optical module with reduced footprint
  • Low power consumption: <100 mW per lane
  • Over 100 m reach on OM3 ribbon fiber

Application developed in partnership with AED Engineering.

Transceiver used in this application

LightVISION VM industrial optical module

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Optical technology is the only way to ensure rugged, reliable, high-bandwidth data collection.

High bandwidth needs calls for optical

The data collection network and computing systems of these vehicles are expected to:

  • Connect LIDAR and radars.
  • Connect high-resolution cameras.
  • Provide centralized processing power and storage.
  • Operate in harsh environments.

Eliminating the network bottleneck

By offering much higher speed that what is available with copper interconnects, optic fiber data links remove the bottleneck in the data collection network and enable high-quality uncompressed data to be stored in the vehicle.

By removing bottlenecks in the data path, the optical link is the ideal backbone of a data gathering system.
By removing bottlenecks in the data path, the optical link is the ideal backbone of a data gathering system.

By removing bottlenecks in the data path, the optical link is the ideal backbone of a data gathering system.

LightVISION VM with LightSNAP interface

 

The LightVISION VM is a screw-in, robust, industrial and RoHS optical module with LightSNAP interface that answers all the requirements of high bandwidth data gathering application.

The LightVISION VM is a screw-in, robust, industrial and RoHS optical module with LightSNAP interface that answers all the requirements of high bandwidth data gathering application.
The LightVISION VM acts like a QSFP+ but offers reduced dimensions and power consumption, industrial temperature range, multiple board mounting options, and board mount and edge mount capability. This optical module will outclass QSFP+ on multiple front and it is backed by Reflex Photonics proven reliability and rugged design.
LightSNAP adds a standard MPO pluggable optical interface to the LightVISION VM optical module. This combination allows a standard MPO cable to be plugged into the optical module and also mounted on the face-plate of a box or line-card.

Optical Interconnect Design Challenges in Space

Guillaume Blanchette, Space Industry Manager, and
David Rolston, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, Reflex Photonics

Reprinted with permission from Aerospace & Defense Technology, September 2018.

Designers of fiber interconnect solutions have to consider space radiation attacks.

More and more aerospace applications are incorporating fiber optics technology into their designs due to its many advantages over copper. The thinner fiber solutions provide higher speed over a longer distance, are more reliable, offer higher noise immunity and, in many cases, lower the cost of ownership. Additionally, for the same diameter, fiber can pack more data than copper. Fiber is faster than the category 5 and 6 copper cables, approaching the speed of light (31% lower). For copper, pushing the speed beyond 1G is a challenge, but for fiber 10G is quite common. Copper is limited by distance. Usually, signal degradation with copper will occur after about 90 meters (2.7 km maximum for custom systems), while fiber can achieve more than 1.5 km without a problem and can deliver over 80 km depending on transmission signal quality.

Perhaps the most significant advantage of fiber is that it is not affected by electrical noise because the transmission uses light instead of electrical signals. The typical electromagnetic interference (EMI) that affects copper cables will not be encountered with fiber optics. Over time, the copper will also degrade and have worse signal-to-noise ratio
Compared with copper, a fiber system can be very efficient. In the case of a fiber-based Ethernet connection, more than 99.5% of the signal can be delivered to the Ethernet hub. Different types of convertors can be used to convert signals from the popular unshielded twisted pair (UTP) Ethernet connections over fiber cable, so many lower speed UTPs can be combined to achieve, for example, 100/120 Gigabits.

Challenges of Fiber Interconnect Design in Space

According to NASA, space radiation is made up of three kinds of radiation: particles trapped in the Earth’s magnetic field; particles shot into space during solar flares (solar particle events); and galactic cosmic rays, which are high-energy protons and heavy ions from outside our solar system (Figure 1). This adds up to ionizing radiation, proton and gamma ray attacks. These attacks have a major impact on electronic circuits, described as the total Ionizing Dose (TID) effects, which is measured in rad (radiation absorbed dose). Note that 1 rad = an absorbed energy of 0.01 J/kg of material, and 1 gray = 100 rads. The impact of exposure to space radiation ranges from degradation of performance to total malfunction. In space, one would imagine that the results can be quite serious.

The environment in space is harsh and demanding. Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) devices have to be able to endure the extreme temperature swings and the constant vibration. Failure is not an option in a space mission. Adding to this is the challenge to deliver maximum performance with minimum space, weight and power (SWaP), high mean-time-between-failure (MTBF), and reliability.

Designing for aeronautics is very different than designing for the earth environment. Aeronautical applications, such as spacecraft, satellites, and military aircraft are much more challenging. Designers of fiber interconnect solutions have to consider specific requirements to deal with those challenges. The three major challenges are:

  • Space radiation attacks
  • Operation in harsh environment
  • Achieving space, weight and power requirements (SWaP) and reliability
Spacecrafts experience constant attacks of space radiation from magnetic fields, solar flares and galactic cosmic rays.

Figure 1. Spacecrafts experience constant attacks of space radiation from magnetic fields, solar flares and galactic cosmic rays.

Best Practices for Optical Interconnect Design

paceABLE is a radiation-resistant optical transceiver created by Reflex Photonics. The modules measure less than 3 cm2 and weigh less than 15 g.

Figure 2. SpaceABLE SM is a radiation-resistant optical transceiver created by Reflex Photonics. The modules measure less than 3 cm2 and weigh less than 15 g.

Defend Against Radiation with Radiation-Resistant Design

What are the design considerations to meet the requirements as described above? It is important to defend against the radiation from ionizing, gamma, and other attacks. There are several methods to protect the device from radiation, including shielding, error correction, and using radiation-resistant components, which some refer to as radiation hardening. Shielding works for low-level radiation. Error correction works if the amount of radiation only temporarily impacts the device. However, heavy error correction will slow down the performance of the device.

Increasingly, more designs are incorporating radiation-resistant components to protect the device. Radiation-resistant silicon uses a different approach from the typical semiconductor wafers. The common approach is silicon on insulator (SOI) and silicon on sapphire (SOS), which enable radiation-resistant components to withstand an attack of ionizing radiation. While commercial-grade silicon can withstand between 50 and 100 gray (5 and 10 krad), radiation-resistant solutions can withstand 5 to 1000 times more depending on the types of components involved (Figure 2).

Design to Work in Harsh Environments and Follow Standardization

For the interconnect devices to survive in harsh environments, in addition to radiation resistance, they must include other parameters that may not be required for commercial-grade components. This includes meeting requirements for shock and vibration as specified in MIL-STD 883. It is strongly recommended that the devices be sealed from moisture and thermal shock within a wide range of operating temperature (typical -40°C to +100°C). Keep in mind that some devices may slow down when the temperature goes to the extreme, so it is important to measure sustained performance at those temperatures.

A different view of the SpaceABLE fiber-optic transceiver shows the connector for fiber-optic cable connection. At the bottom is the view of the ball grid array (BGA) for surface mount soldering.

Figure 3. A different view of the SpaceABLE SM fiber-optic transceiver shows the connector for fiber-optic cable connection. At the bottom is the view of the ball grid array (BGA) for surface mount soldering.

Designing or selecting open standard-based (VITA 66) interconnect devices ensures that the solutions will follow the lifespan of the standards and will not be easily obsoleted, as is often the case in proprietary or custom designs. To ensure that the devices meet minimum standards, they should meet – but are not limited to – the following industry standards:

  • MIL-STD-883, Method 2007.3 (vibration tests)
  • MIL-STD-883, Method 2002.4 (mechanical shock tests
  • MIL-STD-883, Method 1011.9 (thermal shock tests)
  • MIL-STD-202, Method 103B (damp heat tests)
  • MIL-STD-810, Method 502.5 (cold storage tests)
  • MIL-STD-883, Method 1010.8 (thermal cycling tests)
  • MIL-STD 883 (shock and vibration)
  • MIL-STD-883G, Method 1019.7 (total Ionizing Dose and Cobalt 60 gamma rays tests)
  • Total Non-Ionizing Dose (TNID) tests
  • Open VITA 66 standards
  • ECSS-Q-ST-60-15 Space Assurance

Achieving SWaP and Reliability

Weight becomes increasingly significant in space transportation and applications. The cost of sending 1 kg is estimated to be $50,000. Designing products to achieve optimal SWaP and high reliability with high MTBF is always the ultimate goal.

In space and military missions, failure cannot be tolerated. Satellites will be in orbit for many years, and repairing failed parts is not only difficult but also very costly. Therefore, designing for compact-size, ruggedness and high reliability will help developers stay competitive in the race to space. For example, the SpaceABLE interconnect solution with multiple lanes can yield as much as 150 Gbps. For reliability, a combination of sealing, ruggedness and radiation-resistant design plays into the longevity of the device. Its lifespan can range from a few years to over 20 years. The total cost of ownership including maintenance can be kept to a minimum with high-reliability devices.

Conclusions

Aeronautical applications face many design challenges that are unique to their intended environment. The best practices for optical interconnect design for space applications include the use of radiation-resistant technology to defend against space radiation, the use of components and devices that are designed to operate in harsh environments, and meeting SWaP and long-term reliability requirements. Finally, it is recommended to follow open standards like VPX and to look for solutions that comply with MIL and quality standards.

Reflex Photonics launches 28G rugged embedded optical modules with integrated CDR.

Reflex Photonics is proud to announce the launch a new line of rugged optical modules offering up to 28 Gbps per lane for defense applications.
This line of optical modules consists of the LightABLE28 mid-board transceiver and the LightCONEX28 active optical blind mate connector.

LightABLE28 rugged transceiver

These devices are compatible with QSFP28 firmware, thus, enabling a seamless migration to small, chip sized optical transceivers that are less than one fifth the size of a QSFP28 module. As well, these parts support 100G Ethernet and other protocols over 4 full duplex optical lanes.
The 28G optical modules are highly integrated with CDRs, equalizers and pre-emphasis to compensate for jitter and high frequency signal attenuation. The transceivers offer excellent error free transmission as they can be mounted close to electrical drivers to mitigate electrical signal distortions.

Rugged devices

The new 28G optical transceivers are intended for harsh environments where reliability is critical and the equipment is under constant stress over its operational life. All parts are qualified to MIL-STD-883J for vibration, thermal cycling, mechanical and thermal shock in addition to damp heat and cold storage, according to MIL-STD-202 and MIL-STD-810 respectively. This level of testing provides confidence that the 28G design withstands the aggressive effects of thermal cycling, moisture ingress, and other environmental conditions.

Applications

Applications for the new 28G optical transceivers include high performance computing, AESA radars, media adapters, and optical networks for aircraft, ships, and land vehicles.

Reflex Photonics’ VP of Business Development, Gerald Persaud comments:

Reflex Photonics’ 28G transceivers offers an excellent migration path for next generation systems that needs to do more, with less SWaP. We continue to build on our rugged technology base by doubling data rates with no compromise to reliability, long life, and error free transmission.