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Introduction

Silicon Photonics (SiPh) has been a promising technology for more than 20 years, and has now become mainstream in both the datacom and telecom sectors. This report discusses the dynamics fueling its adoption.

Highlights

  • The SiPh transceiver market will grow from 24% of the total market to nearly 40% of the total market by 2024. This is fueled by the need for higher-data-rate progression that will all but obsolete short-reach optics solutions like VCSELs. This report discusses the reasons why.

Features and Benefits

  • This report assesses the current status of SiPh transceivers and evaluates their potential for the future. It compares the entire transceiver market to that portion that is SiPh-based.
  • This report summarizes, analyzes, and compares the companies that are leading in the SiPh space and gives Ovum's view of each of their businesses.

Key questions answered

  • How has SiPh finally delivered on its promise of higher-data rate transceivers at lower cost, with lower power consumption, and at higher density?
  • What growth will we see in the SiPh transceiver market over the forecast period to 2024 and what will fuel that growth?

Table of contents

Summary

  • In brief
  • Ovum view
  • Recommendations

Market status

  • Fueling the fire – Acacia, Intel, Luxtera, and startups

Market outlook

  • SiPh market share growth

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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