Semtech Reveals Production of FiberEdge® Transimpedance Amplifiers (TIA) Integrated Circuit (IC) to Enable Industry’s Best Chipset Performance for 5G Deployments
The FiberEdge® GN1700 is a linear TIA for 50Gbps PAM4 SFP56 PAM4 5G wireless optical modules
BASEL, Switzerland at ECOC 2022, Sept. 19, 2022 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading global supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, today announced production of GN1700, Semtech’s FiberEdge® linear transimpedance amplifiers (TIA) to enable emerging 50Gbps PAM4 5G front haul and mid haul deployments. The GN1700 is paired with Semtech’s Tri-Edge™ GN2255 and GN2256 bidirectional clock data recovery (CDR) with driver ICs.
“With the production of our FiberEdge GN1700 and Tri-Edge 5G portfolio including GN2255 and GN2256, our customers can now enable successful pilot qualifications for 50Gbps PAM4 systems,” said Raza Khan, senior market manager for Semtech’s Signal Integrity Products Group. “This is a great milestone and a testament to Semtech’s on-time execution on our innovative product offerings.”
50Gbps PAM4 architectures will be used to enable 5G deployments such as 64T64R Massive MIMO-based macro base stations and mmWave small base stations. IC technology that enables optical fiber communication in these deployments is a critical part of the network enabling the wired backbone of this architecture. Semtech is continuing to execute ahead for its customer’s and their customer’s needs. Semtech’s FiberEdge GN1700 production paired with Semtech’s Tri-Edge 5G ICs (GN2255 and GN2256) now enables our customers to achieve volume deployments for advanced 50G PAM4 5G front haul architectures.
Semtech’s 5G wireless FiberEdge TIA platform includes:
- GN1086: 24-28Gbps TIA
- New - GN1300: 24-28Gbps TIA for PIN ROSA applications
- New - GN1400: 24-28Gbps TIA for APD system applications
- GN1700: 50Gbps linear PAM4 TIA
Semtech’s 5G wireless Tri-Edge CDR platform includes:
- GN2255: Bidirectional 50Gbps PAM4 CDR with Integrated DML Driver
- GN2256: Bidirectional 50Gbps PAM4 CDR with Integrated EML/MZM Driver
Semtech’s comprehensive 5G wireless ClearEdge® CDR platform includes:
- GN2152: Bidirectional 24-28Gbps CDR with Integrated DML Driver
- GN2146: Bidirectional 24-28Gbps CDR with Integrated EML/MZM Driver
- GN2154: Bidirectional 24-28Gbps CDR with Integrated SE EML Driver
- GN2504C: Unidirectional Quad 25-28Gbps CDR
- GN2148: Single 24-28Gbps CDR with Integrated VCSEL Driver
- GN2149: Single 24-28Gbps CDR with Integrated TIA
Learn more about FiberEdge here.
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