UCLA, Samtec - Ocean Processor For CMS, CERN with FireFly™

UCLA, Samtec - Ocean Processor For CMS, CERN with FireFly™

Maxx Tepper of UCLA gives us a brief overview of the Ocean High-Throughput processor to be used in the real-time event selection system of the CMS experiment at the CERN large hadron collider. The Ocean board incorporates Samtec FireFly™ optical cable assemblies. Maxx explains how they are used and their performance.

Products

ECUO

FireFly™ Active Optical Micro Flyover System™ Cable Assembly

Features
  • FireFly™ optical cable system
  • Data connection is taken "off board" for easier routing
  • Interchangeable with FireFly™ copper
  • Choice of data rate: 14 Gbps, 16 Gbps, 25 Gbps, 28 Gbps
  • Designed for on-board or on-package placement
  • Variety of integral heat sink, fiber type and End 2 options
  • FireFly™ Evaluation and Development Kits available. Visit samtec.com/kits.
  • For more information, contact firefly@samtec.com
  • Choice of end connectors and data rate
  • Multiple heat sink options
  • FireFly™ evaluation kit available. Active optical cable assembly sold separately
FireFly™ Active Optical Micro Flyover System™ Cable Assembly

UEC5-2

20+ Gbps FireFly™ Edge Card Socket Assembly

Features
  • 20+ Gbps performance
  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact system
  • Low profile right-angle design
  • Available in 19 positions
  • Selective gold plated contacts
  • Standard alignment pins and surface mount tails
  • PCB footprints are not interchangeable for UEC5-1 and UEC5-2 data rate versions
  • Tape and reel packaging
  • UL: File # E111594
20+ Gbps FireFly™ Edge Card Socket Assembly

UCC8

FireFly™ Positive Latching Receptacle

Features
  • Power and low-speed control signal communications
  • Available in 10 positions
  • Selective gold plated contacts
  • Standard alignment pins and weld tabs
  • Part of the 2-piece connector set for FireFly™ optical and copper systems
  • FireFly™ evaluation kit available
  • UL: File # E111594
FireFly™ Positive Latching Receptacle

Downloads

Literature

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FireFly™ Application Design Guide

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High-Speed Cable Interconnect Solutions Guide

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