Tech Committees

Gigabit Ethernet over Optical Fiber

TC7 is responsible for creating supplement documents of IEEE802.3 automotive optical Ethernet standards at various speed grades of 1Gbps or more. As of April 2021, TC7 has mainly been discussing Muti-Gig Ethernet that is under discussion in IEEE802.3cz.

The scope includes:

  • Communication channel
  • Connectors, optical cables, optical cable assemblies and wiring harnesses
  • Measurement setup and procedures
  • Opt-Electrical requirements
  • EMC requirements