Macom to present its new ‘Innovation Zone’ at OFC 2019

Created February 25, 2019
Technologies and Products

Macom Technology Solutions  (“Macom”), a supplier of semiconductor solutions, will showcase an expanded portfolio of optoelectronic and photonic solutions at the Optical Networking and Communication Conference and Exhibition (OFC) 2019, which takes place in San Diego, California, March 5th – 7th, Booth #2739.

Attendees are invited to meet Macom representatives at the booth to hear updates on how its optoelectronics and photonics portfolio is positioned to enable high bandwidth and low latency performance, providing solutions to meet the demanding size, power and signal integrity requirements of today’s high-speed networks.

The company will also be showcasing its next-generation Cloud Data Centre and 5G Connectivity solutions. The company stated, “Our complete and robust portfolio includes high-performance FP and DFB lasers, modulator drivers, transimpedance amplifiers, clock/data recovery circuits, cross points, APD, PIN photodiodes, Silicon Photonics, and 53 GBaud PAM-4 PHYs.”

New for 2019 will be Macom’s InnovationZone, a feature designed to highlight what it is branding the “true pioneers leading the industry today” – featuring products and solutions addressing such emerging industry needs and standards as: 64 GBaud Coherent for Long-Haul, Metro and DCI; 400 Gbps PAM-4 for FR4/DR4; 200 and 400 Gbps for SR-8 and AOC; 200 Gbps Analogue CDRs for CWDM4; 100 Gbps for DR/FR and CWDM4; 25/50 Gbps Optical Connectivity for 5G; and 10/25 Gbps PON.

Members of Macom’s product management, engineering and applications teams will be available at Booth #2739 to answer any questions. Furthermore, attendees are invited to join Macom expert Jinyu Mo, Director, Design Engineering, Lightwave, for a special presentation, entitled: 400 Gbps PAM-4 Signal Transmission Using a Monolithic Laser Integrated Silicon Photonics Transmitter.

This event is scheduled for March 5th, 3:00 – 3:15 PM as part of the Photonic Integration for Data Centres session in Room 8 of the San Diego Convention Centre.


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This article was written
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.