Optoelectronics Blog

Thermoelectric Coolers (TECs) are designed to manage heat and effectively cool transceivers. Phononic’s TECs deliver significantly better power consumption and heat pumping density than alternatives, for a more reliable, higher-performance solution. Our blog offers information about how engineers can use high-quality TECs to increase efficiency and innovate in this competitive space.

Blog: 3 Reasons Why 400G in the Datacenter Requires Effective Thermoelectric Cooling

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With consumer demand driving ever-faster, ever-better devices and networks, and cloud storage needs only increasing as well, the rollout of 400G in the datacenter has been much anticipated. Form factors and optical modules to support 400G are here, and expected to continue to launch throughout the year. In order to deliver the high performance needed… Read More

OFC 2019: A Quick Recap

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There were a lot of great discussions had and innovative technologies unveiled at the 2019 Optical Networking and Communication Conference (OFC). New product developments and common challenges in deployment were all uncovered and dissected, and it’s clear that thermoelectric cooling will be a major opportunity for lowering costs and raising performance in many of these… Read More

How to Master OFC: Tips & Trends to Look For

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The Optical Networking and Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) is fast approaching, and Kevin Granucci, VP and GM at Phononic, put together a handy guide to help you get the most out of your time at the show. What trends should you be looking for, and how can you best take advantage of the networking… Read More

Cooling in LiDAR Applications

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LiDAR (light detection & ranging) applications are growing in popularity as the world becomes increasingly connected through the Internet of Things (IoT). According to Mordor Intelligence, the global LiDAR market was $1.69B in 2017, and is estimated to hit $4.5B by 2023, an impressive 12.7% CAGR. LiDAR is a surveying method that is used to… Read More

Addressing the Technical Challenges of Non-hermetic Laser Packages

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In today’s competitive atmosphere, optical component manufacturers are facing growing pressure to find cost-effective laser package solutions to help reduce their final product cost. An attractive lower cost option is a non-hermetic laser package – however, non-hermetics introduce their own set of design challenges, particularly when dealing with cooled lasers. Uncooled non-hermetics are fairly straightforward,… Read More

TEC Design Considerations for Cost and Performance

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The optical transceiver market has experienced significant growth in recent years, and all signs point to that trend continuing for the near future. Globally, industry revenue is expected to reach $10.7B by 2024, a CAGR of 10.1%. Markets Insider reports that much of this growth is driven by data centers shifting to 100G/200G/400G capabilities. Market… Read More

4 Design Considerations for 5G Cooled Optics

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Today, talk about 5G is unavoidable. The tech and telecom industries are focusing heavily on it, with thought leaders and industry publications trying to quantify what the rollout of 5G applications will mean for the marketplace. So, what does this mean for optical component manufacturers? Increasing data rates and longer reaches of fiber both need… Read More

Why Sustainability Should Be a No-Brainer for Your Business

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In the past, sustainability was often an initiative met with hesitation from corporate boards and executives, as it had a reputation for costing more than the perceived value of its benefits. However, embracing a sustainable business culture can actually result in significant cost savings and competitive advantages. A recent survey from McKinsey shows that many… Read More

Phononic Introduces Disruptive Benefits of Solid-State Technology to Investment Banking Community

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Last week, Tony Atti, Founder and CEO of Phononic had the privilege to present at the 29th Annual ROTH Conference. The conference featured presentations from public and private companies, spanning a multitude of industries from healthcare to cleantech and technology. Phononic was one of 72 private companies invited to present at the event due to… Read More