|GigOptix Demonstrates 100G/200G DP-16QAM System Featuring Picometrix Receiver, at ECOC|
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 18, 2012-- GigOptix, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GIG), a leading supplier of semiconductor and optical components that enable high-speed information streaming, is showcasing a full 100G/200G DP-16QAM System using the GigOptix GX62472 100G driver and the CR-100B, a second generation 25G coherent Receiver courtesy of Picometrix, an
The CR-100B receiver from Picometrix houses the GigOptix GX3222B, a dual channel 32Gbaud linear Transimpedance Amplifier (TIA) designed for use in 100G DWDM optical receivers. This TIA is a high performance, silicon germanium, TIA with adjustable bandwidth control that enables its use in receiver modules in a number of fiber optic transmission systems such as current generation 100G DP‐QPSK optical systems in addition to future 400G optical systems.
Key features of the GX3222B include:
"Working closely with
"Demonstrating a 100G/200G DP-16QAM system is an immense achievement for all parties involved;
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GigOptix is a leading supplier of semiconductor and optical components that enable high-speed information streaming and address emerging high-growth opportunities in the communications, industrial, defense and avionics industries. The Company offers a broad portfolio of high performance MMIC solutions that enable next generation wireless microwave systems up to 90GHz and drivers, TIAs and TFPSTM optical modulators for 40G and 100G fiber-optic telecommunications and data-communications networks.
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