CS Resources Trade Associatons/Standards Organizations

100G Lambda MSA Consortium Members Release Updated Specifications and Collaborate to Validate Optical Interoperability at 100 GbE and 400 GbE

 The 100G Lambda Multisource Agreement (MSA) Group, which has quickly expanded to 39 member companies, has announced the release D2.0 of three specifications based on 100 Gb/s per wavelength PAM4 optical technology. These specifications target applications for data centers and service provider networks, enabling multi-vendor interoperability of optical transceivers produced …

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CST Global Joins European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC)

CST Global, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sivers IMA Holdings AB, reported that the company has become a member of the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC); The association reportedly maintains the largest, active, network of photonics-related companies in Europe. EPIC’s membership now includes 370 companies, spanning numerous industry sectors, including LED …

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Si2’s Compact Model Coalition (CMC) Approves GaN Simulation Standards

The Silicon Integration Initiative’s (Si2) Compact Model Coalition (CMC) has established and approved two integrated circuit design simulation standards aimed at the growing market for gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductors. The approved standards are the 12th and 13th models that the coalition currently funds. The coalition operates as a collaborative group …

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Ascent Solar Achieves External IEC 61646 Certification

Ascent Solar of Thornton, Colorado USA, maker of flexible, copper indium gallium diselenide solar modules, reports receiving full IEC 61646 certification upon completion of environmental testing. Ascent Solar points out that its modules successfully passed the complete battery of tests required including the rigorous standard of one thousand (1,000) hours …

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