Broadcom Limited, a leading designer, innovator, developer and global supplier for a broad range of analog and digital semiconductor connecting devices, announced its latest and industry’s most expensive portfolio of optical components for single mode fiber (SMF) and multimode fiber (MMF) optical transceivers targeting a wide range of optical networking applications that consists of a data center and enterprise networking, Fiber Channel, high performance computing (HFC), Ethernet Mobile Fronthaul, and metro Ethernet transport. This product will be showcased in Anaheim, California from March 22nd to 24th at the Optical Fiber Communication Exhibition 2016.
One Stop Solutions for all 25G to 300G short reach applications
Broadcom offers various chip kit solutions for VCSELs, Physical medium dependent integrated circuits (PMD ICs) consisting of Trans-impedance amplifier (TIA), photodiodes (PDs), data recovery and clock and Laser driver (LD) for data center and HPC applications. It supports multiple data rate configurations including 1X25 – 32 G, 12 X 25 – 28G and 4 X25/ 28G, the chip kit solutions enable a variety of MMF transceiver solutions including embedded optics and active optical cables (AOCs with leading edge RF, optical and thermal performance.
Extensive TOSA/ ROSA selection for long reach applications
Broadcom provides an extensive wide range of applications to TOSA (Transmit Optical Subassembly), and ROSA (Receive Optical Subassembly) devices supporting for various transceiver module form factors, longer transmission links and data rates.
25G long reach TOSA/ROSA designed for the SFP28 module, supporting 28G Ethernet, 32G Fiber Channel and the emerging 25GB Ethernet Mobile Fronthaul applications with link distances up to a range of 10km.
4 X 25G CWDM4 ROSA/TOSA designed for the QSFP28 module form factor, it supports intra data center connectivity with 100 GB links up to a range of 2km
4 X 25G LR4 ROSA/TOSAA designed for the CFP2 and CFP4 module form factors supporting metro Ethernet transport with 100GB links up to a range of 10km
Broadcom has a long standing history of providing a high creative fiber optic solutions for wired infrastructure and networking. Broadcom has fabricated, designed and supplied high quality optical components for both long reach and short reach fiber optic communications. Leveraging in house GaAs and InP based technologies with more than a 3 trillion device service hours each in the field since from 2005.
The full showcase of optical component solutions at OFC’16, demonstrates Broadcom’s commitment to addressing the growing demands of transceivers in optical networking.
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