Technology Workshop – “Optical Interconnect in Data Centers” coming up in March 2014

The workshop takes place on the 18th and 19th of March 2014 in Berlin/ Germany. It is focused on high-performance, low-energy and low-cost and small-size optical interconnects across the different hierarchy levels in data center and high-performance computing systems: on-board, board-to-board and rack-to-rack. Pre-register now for free to remain informed on Session 1: Data … Continue reading “Technology Workshop – “Optical Interconnect in Data Centers” coming up in March 2014”

European Cluster in Optical Interconnects Workshop

Berlin, August 2013 – PhoxTroT is hosting the first workshop for the European Cluster in Optical Interconnects in September 2013 during the ECOC in London. This workshop aims to highlight the latest achievements across the entire spectrum of system embedded optical interconnects including electro-optical PCB, optical waveguide fabrication, connectors, components, devices and systems that are … Continue reading “European Cluster in Optical Interconnects Workshop”

ECO – European Cluster in Optical Interconnects

Berlin, April 2013 The European Cluster for Optical Interconnects (ECO Interconnects) is formed to promote visibility, sustainability and exploitation of European R&D efforts in the broad field of Optical Interconnects. Formed by the consortia of optical interconnect related EU funded projects such as Platon, Polysys, Ramplas, Firefly, Mirage, Sepianet and PhoxTroT, and with the participation … Continue reading “ECO – European Cluster in Optical Interconnects”

Third consortium meeting successfully conducted

Berlin, June 2013 – The third PhoxTroT consortium meeting took place on the 20th and 21st of June 2013. Our partners from ICCS/NTUA  (Institute of Communication and Computer Systems/ National Technical University of Athens) organised the conference in Greece. Our next meeting is coming up in October and will be held in Valencia/ Spain.

Optical communications make data centres more efficient

Berlin, October 2012 – Major data centres and supercomputers will soon be more cost and energy efficient, and at the same time will be even more powerful. Fraunhofer scientists and 17 partners from business and research in the European Union have set themselves this ambitious goal in the “PhoxTroT” project. The key is optical data … Continue reading “Optical communications make data centres more efficient”

PhoxTroT Kick-off Meeting in Berlin

Berlin, October 2012 – The project PhoxTroT “Photonics for High-Performance, Low-Cost & Low-Energy Data Centers, High Performance Computing Systems: Terabit/s Optical Interconnect Technologies for On-Board, Board-to-Board, Rack-to-Rack Data Links” started on October 1, 2012. The kick-off meeting was held on October 8-9, 2012 at Fraunhofer IZM in Berlin. The meeting started with an introduction of the 18 Partners and … Continue reading “PhoxTroT Kick-off Meeting in Berlin”