ECOC 2020: LUMENTUM showcases photonic solutions

Created December 8, 2020
Technologies and Products

Lumentum is showing new products at the virtual ECOC 2020 event including its 100G PAM4 DMLs, latest HB-CDM variant, and new integrated coherent TROSA, which supports up to 69 Gbaud symbol. Additionally, the company has launched its high-performance datacom lasers chips which it says are now in significant production capacity. Lumentum Holdings Inc. said the company will highlight its latest product advancements during the European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC) virtual event from December 7 – 9, 2020.

At the virtual exposition, visitors will have the opportunity to explore digital content highlighting the company’s broad optical communications portfolio including its TrueFlex® ROADM solutions enabling next-generation flexible networks, high-performance datacom laser chips, its family of ultra-high reliability pump lasers, flexible coherent network transmission solutions, and configurable SDN elements. Additionally, attendees will be able to request a meeting or live chat with representatives at the event.

He company announced a new addition to its broad datacom laser chip portfolio, the 100G PAM4 (53 Gbaud) directly-modulated laser (DML) for hyperscale data centre applications. It says this breakthrough product complements Lumentum’s existing 100G PAM4 externally modulated laser (EML) products and offers transceiver designers a lower cost alternative.

In response to the rapid growth of intra-data centre traffic and the resulting need for higher speed, capacity, and reliability, Lumentum has begun sampling its 100G PAM4 DMLs to customers seeking a cost-effective approach for 400G DR4 and future 800G PSM8 transceiver module applications.Its thought leaders will present on a wide range of topics addressing industry trends and the company’s latest advanced solutions during ECOC.

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by Peter Dykes

Peter Dykes is a independent telecoms and technology journalist who has over that last 30 years written for a wide range of B2B publications and companies. A former BT engineer, he specialises in networks and associated support systems. He is currently Editor of Optical Connections.