Optoelectronics

Optoelectronics play a critical role in the electronics industry. At one end, it provides the isolation needed in industrial systems. At the other, optoelectronics enables the transmission of data around the world using fibre optic cables.

In this section, New Electronics keeps visitors up to date with developments in the optoelectronics market, covering topics ranging from optocouplers to lasers to infrared emitters.

Boosting COTS

Will MicroTCA revolutionise the telecom COTS market? By Claudia Bestler, Irene Hahner and Rudolf Popma.

Mobiles get wings

Satellite based mobile phone services will allow airline passengers to make calls from on high. By Vanessa Knivett.

Fancy a ride?

The days of two buses coming along at once could be over, at least in London. By Vanessa Knivett.

On the move

Wireless network for packet switched data proves that wireless communication suits data and voice. By Graham Pitcher.

Bug busting

Networks don’t only need perimeter security, threats can just as easily come from within. By Graham Pitcher.

From Fujitsu came Ethos

Ethos is an Ethernet over SDH/Sonet device designed to provide full rate gigabit Ethernet and E1/DS1 access in metro and access networks. The part is said to enable cost effective and compact customer located equipment.

VoP goes SoC

Technology collaboration set to enable VoP SoCs as fabless company targets 90nm process. By Graham Pitcher.

Drive by wire

The need for in car networks is accepted. But which network suits which application? And which will dominate?

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