16nm coherent optical networking platform supports 6.4 Tbps per line card

March 17, 2016 // By Julien Happich
ClariPhy has announced what the company claims to be the world’s first complete 16nm complete ADC and DAC platform enabling 64QAM modulation to achieve up to 70 Tbps per fiber and more than 50% power reduction to double system capacity.

The new coherent test platform establishes a critical foundation for ClariPhy’s forthcoming LightSpeed-IIITM family of SoC devices that will enable 70 Tbps per fiber with more than 400G per wavelength, while driving more than 50 percent power reduction.

The platform's full-speed 4-channel ADC and DAC supports variable baud rates to enable a true FlexCoherent solution programmable up to 400G per wavelength.

The reference design is the result of a close collaboration between ClariPhy and leading ecosystem partners and includes components from Fujitsu Optical Components (FOC), InPhi, Macom and NeoPhotonics.

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