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form factor

n.
A specification for the physical dimensions and configuration of a device or component.
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At the moment only one form factor suitable for 400ZR--the form-factor pluggable-digital coherent optics (CFP2-DCO)--has standardised software registers to support coherent modulation, he added.
Whether Apple and Google (or anyone else) go ahead with the foldable form factor is still completely up in the air.
- Tempest CX S5550: Single-socket Intel Xeon E-2100 processor-based server board in Micro-ATX (9.6" x 9.6") form factor for entry server applications
The combination of the customer's software and GMS' rugged, small form factor S1202-HS device enables users operating in demanding physical environments, including military and industrial organizations, to deliver compressed full motion video and sensor data over constrained networks, and to retain the high resolution captured by the camera.
On the interior of LED products, form factor size is evolving so fixtures can now go farther with fewer LEDs at lower cost per unit.
- Tempest EX S5542-EX: Intel[R] Xeon[R] processor E3-1200 v5/v6-based server board in ATX (12" x 9.6") form factor for entry server deployment
The Strong Form Factor of [D.sup.*.sub.s][D.sup.*][K.sup.*] and [D.sub.s1][D.sub.1][K.sup.*] Vertices
The QSFP, QSFP+, QSFP14, and QSFP28 form factor, though expected to grow at rate less than few other transceivers, accounted for the largest share of the optical transceiver market 2016.
It has even done some innovation to retain the form factor - on the current Sony Xperia XZ phones, the power button doubles up as the fingerprint sensor and takes up far less space on the device than Apple's now outdated TouchID or Samsung rear fingerprint sensor.
First unveiled as part of Corsair's upcoming Bulldog project, the new 600W SF600 and 450W SF450 are a no- compromise approach to SFX PSUs, bringing the high-end features of Corsair's award winning PSUs to a new compact form factor. 80 plus Gold-certified efficiency with tight voltage regulation delivers ATX performance in an SFX form factor, with 100% 105[degrees]C rated Japanese capacitors ensuring unwavering power and reliability.
Benoit started the modeling effort by calculating the form factor for Gaussian stars [1].
has launched a new, highly integrated, low power dissipation, with a small form factor single and quad channel Limiting 28Gbps Direct Modulated Laser (DML) driver chipset for 25Gbps and 100Gbps Ethernet datacenter and cloud computing applications.