Dr. Rick Pimpinella is a Panduit Fellow, is a member of the IEEE, and is actively pursuing his research interests in multimode and single-mode optical fiber. He has published more than 50 technical papers and articles, and he holds more than 60 U.S. patents.


Reach Objective for Next Generation Higher Speed Ethernet

The international Standards body that specifies the requirements for today’s optical data communications for Data Center and Enterprise applications is the International Electronic & Electrical Engineers, i.e., the IEEE.  The specified protocol for point-to-point or point-to-multipoint communications is “Ethernet.”  The name Ethernet comes from the ancient Greek word, Ether, meaning the air that fills the…