Macom boosts bandwidth density in optical networks for 100G and 400G

Created March 14, 2017
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Visitors to OFC 2017 have the opportunity to meet with Macom Technology Solutions and learn how the company’s portfolio of products is addressing the high-performance analog interfaces between electrical and optical domains.

Macom is providing solutions to meet the demanding size, power and signal integrity requirements of high-speed networks that are expanding to meet the continuously growing demand for data capacity. The company has announced that it will debut a newly expanded portfolio of optoelectronics and photonic solutions at OFC 2017 (on Booth #1736).

Leveraging deep domain experience in optical networking along with a combination of semiconductor technologies, Macom’s portfolio includes high-performance modulator drivers, transimpedance amplifiers, clock/data recovery circuits, including its recently-launched MATA-37644 and MALD-37645 chipset.

Other innovations on show are crosspoints, APD, PIN photodiodes, FP and DFB lasers, silicon photonics, 53Gbaud PAM-4 PHYs, and ROSAs and TOSAs for enterprise and telecom optical systems operating up to 100G, 400G and above.

Macom’s product developments and demonstrations also include: its OSA Solution for 100G CWDM4; a PAM-4 L-PIC transmitter; a 100G PAM-4 53GBaud PHY with driver and TIA; a 64 GBaud quad linear modulator driver; and the SFP28 long reach chipset.

Demonstrations will be on display by appointment on Macom’s booth. Members of the company’’s product management, engineering and applications teams will be available to answer any inquiries or questions at the show.

Matthew Peach

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by Matthew Peach

Matthew Peach is a freelance technology journalist specialising in photonics and communications. He has previously worked for several business-to-business publishers, editing a range of high-tech magazines and websites.