NeoPhotonics to Demonstrate New Technologies for Next Generation Telecom and Data Center Networks At OFC
- NeoPhotonics Class 40, 64 Gbaud, Silicon Photonics based COSA contains a coherent I/Q modulator and coherent receiver fabricated using Silicon Photonics and based on
NeoPhotonicsdesigns. This Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) is designed for low V-Pi, low insertion loss and a high extinction ratio and is co-packaged with drivers and trans-impedance amplifiers. The COSA is approximately half of the size of the current discrete component solution.
- NeoPhotonics Silicon Photonics based Pico Tunable Laser utilizes the same unique, high performance external cavity architecture as its industry leading Micro-ITLA and just introduced Nano-ITLA product line, but with key optical elements integrated within a Silicon Photonics chip. The Pico-Laser is designed to exhibit comparable performance to the currently shipping Micro- and Nano-ITLAs, but in a form that will enable integration with other Silicon Photonics devices. The Pico Laser and COSA are well suited to support compact 400G pluggable modules such as OSFP and QSFP-DD.
NeoPhotonicsnew tunable optical filter array product is designed to complement the broad family of multi-cast switch products offered today by NeoPhotonics. The tunable optical filter array consists of 16 filters integrated on a single photonic chip. The array can be integrated into a larger module such as a Multi-Cast Switch or separately packaged. Implementing tunable optical filter functionality in an array form within the ADD/DROP device enables compact transceiver modules without filters to be used in CDC networks to reduce the overall cost of a coherent system.
NeoPhotonicswill demonstrate a 100G CFP2-DCO coherent transceiver. The CFP2-DCO product is an important addition to NeoPhotonics'ClearLightTM digital coherent module platform, powered by our industry leading high performance optical components. It is designed for metro-access and 5G backhaul applications where both spectral efficiency and power efficiency are critical. As with our other platform products, this module is implemented without need for an EDFA amplifier, resulting in a superior OSNR and higher link performance.
"We are pleased to demonstrate our new Class 40, 64 Gbaud, Silicon Photonics COSA and our new Silicon Photonics based Pico Tunable Laser at OFC, showing that we have achieved the high performance for which our discrete components are known, but in this new highly integrated platform," said Tim Jenks, Chairman and CEO of NeoPhotonics. "In addition, we are pleased to enhance our Multi-cast switch product line with the addition of Tunable Filter Arrays, and to launch a CFP2-DCO module to our existing DCO module product family," continued Mr. Jenks.
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