|Speedy InP chips look to boost optical network capacities|
Compound Semiconductor - Sept 2008
The internet is creaking under the strain of rocketing traffic, but help is now on its way in the form of faster transceiver chips that can operate within existing optical networks, reports Roy Rubenstein.
The burst of the internet bubble delivered a lasting impact on component suppliers to optical networks. Despite rocketing growth in internet traffic over the last few years, InP chip makers have struggled to make a profit in a market of falling prices. Instead, their focus has been on survival.
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