TWILIGHT | 3rd Plenary Meeting (hybrid)

The 3rd Plenary Meeting of the TWILIGHT project took place this September 2022. The meeting was hybrid and the partners got together  physical and online to discuss the project progress and the goals to be met.    

Find TWILIGHT brochure at ECOC2022

ECOC2022 opened its doors on Sunday 18 September 2022. You can find the new TWILIGHT brochure at the booth of JePPIX (stand 25). You may read our brochure online at 🔗 https://bit.ly/3xYNcAN Also, don’t miss the paper presentations “200 Gb/s Unamplified IM/DD Transmission over 20-km SMF with an O-band Low-Chirp Directly Modulated Laser” and “Error-Free 108 Gbps On-Off Keying Link for […]

Don’t Miss Out! | TWILIGHT partner TUe at ECOC2022 workshop

Don’t miss out on the workshop “Photonic and electronic co-integration solutions” at ECOC2022. The workshop will be held on 18.09.2022, 14:00 – 17:30 and it provides opportunities to discuss and debate the latest technologies on which photonics and electronics can be co-integrated and synergically operate to satisfy requirements in bandwidth and speed. The aim of […]

TWILIGHT at ECOC2022

We are glad to announce that TWILIGHT papers “200 Gb/s Unamplified IM/DD Transmission over 20-km SMF with an O-band Low-Chirp Directly Modulated Laser” and “Error-Free 108 Gbps On-Off Keying Link for Optical Interconnect Applications” will be presented at ECOC2022. 200 Gb/s IM/DD transmission over 20-km SMF is demonstrated without any optical amplifiers, achieving BER below […]

Publication | 160-GSa/s-and-Beyond 108-GHz-Bandwidth Over-2-Vppd Output-Swing 0.5-μm InP DHBT 2:1 AMUX-Driver for Next-Generation Optical Communications

The publication “160-GSa/s-and-Beyond 108-GHz-Bandwidth Over-2-Vppd Output-Swing 0.5-μm InP DHBT 2:1 AMUX-Driver for Next-Generation Optical Communications” written by our partner III-V Lab has just been published on IEEE Xplore! This publication reports on a 108-GHz bandwidth 0.5-µm InP DHBT analog-multiplexer-driver (AMUX-driver). To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this 2:1 AMUX-driver shows unprecedented 1.9-Vppd 160-GSa/s 160-GBd non-return-to-zero (NRZ) and […]

TWILIGHT partner KTH at OFC 2022

TWILIGHT partner KTH got accepted a postdeadline paper at OFC demonstrating 200 Gbaud transmission for intra-datacenter links with their high speed EML technology! Congratulations! The paper is entitled “Optical Amplification-Free 200 Gbaud on-Off Keying Link for Intra-Data Center Communications” and it is written by Oskars Ozolins (RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB), Toms Salgals (Riga […]

Twilight Publication | “Telecommunication Compatibility Evaluation for Co-existing Quantum Key Distribution in Homogenous Multicore Fiber”

The Twilight publication “Telecommunication Compatibility Evaluation for Co-existing Quantum Key Distribution in Homogenous Multicore Fiber” written by Rui Lin, Aleksejs Udalcovs Oskars ozolins, Χiaodan Pang, Lin Gan, Ming Tang, Songnian Fu, Sergei Popov, Thiago Ferreira Da Silva, Guilherme B. Xavier and Jiajia Chen is online. According to the article, Quantum key distribution (QKD) is regarded […]

BLOG POST | Next-Gen Data Center Interconnections

If you’ve been keeping a close eye on datacenter related technologies, you know that there has been a lot of talk about the future of datacenter interconnections speeds. The increasing demand for higher speeds halts upon the high power consumption that is required. However, as a solution, industry leaders have turned their focus during the […]

Twilight Publication | “High-Speed Short Reach Optical Communications: Technological Options and Challenges”

The Twilight publication “High-Speed Short Reach Optical Communications: Technological Options and Challenges” written by Xiaodan Pang, Aleksejs Udalcovs, Richard Schatz, Sergei Popov and Oskars Ozolins is online. With this publication, the authors review the current trend in the research and development of short-reach optical communications. Typical application scenarios with corresponding technological options are discussed, and an outlook […]

Twilight Publication | “InP membrane integrated photonics research”

The Twilight publication “InP membrane integrated photonics research” written by Yuqing Jiao, Nobuhiko Nishiyama, Jos van der Tol, Jorn van Engelen, Vadim Pogoretskiy, Sander Reniers, Amir Abbas Kashi, Yi Wang, Victor Dolores Calzadilla, Marc Spiegelberg is online. According to the publication, recently a novel photonic integration technology, based on a thin InP-based membrane, is emerging. This technology offers monolithic integration of active and passive […]