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Semtech Enables Industry’s Most Integrated and Lowest Power IC Bundle for Data Center and Wireless Applications

Best in Class CDR with integrated DML laser driver and TIA now in full production

CIOE Expo at Shenzhen, China, Sept. 4, 2018 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, today announced the full production of its ClearEdge® CDR platform IC bundle targeting high-performance data center and wireless applications.

The quad ClearEdge CDR with integrated DML laser driver (GN2105B) and quad ClearEdge CDR with integrated transimpedance amplifier (GN2110S) (TIA) provides an optimized chipset for 100G PSM4 and CWDM4 module solutions.

“Semtech’s quad CDR IC bundle provides cutting edge performance and the industry’s lowest power enabling our customers to address the high growth 100G CWDM4 and PSM4 segments,” said Dr. Timothy Vang, Vice President of Marketing and Applications for Semtech’s Signal Integrity Products Group.

Semtech will privately demonstrate the new solutions in its CIOE booth, 1B02, at the Shenzhen Convention Center.

ClearEdge CDR GN2105B Product Information

  • Quad CDR with integrated DML laser driver
  • For applications such as 100G QSFP28 PSM4 and CWDM4 modules
  • Extended data rate (24.0 Gbps to 28.1 Gbps) and i-Temp support
  • Compact 5.0mm x 5.5 mm FC-CSP package
  • Enables highly differentiated and best-in-class <3.5W module solutions when the transceiver is paired with Semtech’s quad ClearEdge CDR with an integrated transimpedance amplifier (TIA)
  • Allows module designs based on both chip-on-board optics and passive TOSAs for maximum customer flexibility

ClearEdge CDR GN2110S Product Information

  • Quad CDR with integrated TIA
  • For applications such as 100G QSFP28 PSM4 and CWDM4 modules
  • Offers best in class sensitivity and overload performance
  • Extended data rate (24.0 Gbps to 28.1 Gbps) and i-Temp support 
  • Ultra-low power of 640mW
  • Small die size of 3.02mm by 2.04mm as bare die


About Semtech’s Signal Integrity Products

Semtech’s optical networking product platforms provide high-performance signal integrity for optical module solutions used by leading companies in the data center, enterprise networking, wireless infrastructure, and passive optical network/Fiber to the X markets. For more information, visit the website.

About Semtech

Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit

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