Silicon Photonics Defined: Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 16 notes

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Episode 16 of the Cisco Optics Podcast is now posted! See under for episode notes.

Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 16

Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 16. Silicon photonics defined, with Ron Horan. Half 2 of 5.

Silicon photonics was a buzzword within the optics analysis group for years earlier than it lastly turned a actuality. Cisco acknowledged it as not solely a scorching know-how, however one that might ship actual worth. Therefore three key acquisitions on this area, together with Luxtera which Cisco acquired in 2019. In Episode 16, we proceed a dialog with Ron Horan, Senior Director of Product Administration, who joined Cisco through the Luxtera acquisition. On this episode we get into silicon photonics, what it’s and the way it’s revolutionizing optics.
– Pat Chou, Cisco Optics Product Supervisor

Ron attended The College of Texas at San Antonio for each his bachelor’s and grasp’s levels. His Grasp’s thesis subject entitled “Artificial Imaginative and prescient Touchdown Aids System” was patented as the primary GPS-based plane touchdown support. From 1994 to 1999, whereas at Compaq, he earned 15 patent awards. In 2001, he joined Broadcom Company the place he managed Area Functions Engineering for the Compute Section crew, ran Program Administration within the Networking BU, and was a Sr. Director of Gross sales and Strategic Account Supervisor overlaying the Hewlett Packard worldwide account. In 2011 Ron moved to Luxtera the place he labored as Vice President of Gross sales earlier than shifting into the function as Vice President of Advertising and marketing. Luxtera was finally acquired by Cisco in 2019 the place Ron now runs Product Administration for the Cisco Consumer Optics Group.

Associated hyperlinks

Cisco Optics-to-System Compatibility Matrix
Cisco Optics-to-Optics Interoperability Matrix
Cisco Optics Product Info

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Timestamps

2:37    Silicon photonics
4:41    People vs. robots
7:01    DML lasers
9:02    Coupling mild supply
9:47    Grating coupler
10:37   DML vs steady mild supply with Mach Zehnder interferometer modulator
14:03   Receiver aspect

Music credit

Sunny Morning by FSM Group

Upbeat by Mixaund

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