MACOM Announces New Portfolio of 25G Lasers for High-Volume Deployment in 5G LTE Wireless Fronthaul Applications
- Industrial temperature-grade 25G DFB lasers extend MACOM’s technology leadership in wireless network infrastructure
- MACOM’s proprietary Etched Facet Technology (EFT) is poised to enable 25G laser manufacturing at commercial scale
- 25G laser portfolio will be showcased at CIOE in Booth #1A32, and ECOC in Booth #579
- New 25G lasers for 5G LTE applications are sampling to customers today
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MACOM will be showcasing its 25G laser portfolio at the
Available in bare die chip format (1xxD-25I-LCT11-50x) and TO-packaging (1xxD-25I-LT5xC-50x), MACOM’s new 25G DFB lasers are designed for operation in the -40 to 85oC temperature range over transmission distances from 2 to 10 kilometers. The new 25G lasers will meet stringent operating requirements while helping to expand wireless infrastructure bandwidth for high-speed 5G connectivity.
MACOM’s new industrial temperature-grade 25G laser portfolio leverages
MACOM’s proprietary EFT, which at commercial scale manufacturing levels,
could enable breakthrough cost efficiencies and product uniformity.
MACOM believes that this high-volume production capability distinguishes
us as a leading provider of 25G lasers across a host of
“MACOM’s new 5G LTE-optimized 25G laser family builds on our comprehensive portfolio of 5G enabling technologies, and again demonstrates the value of EFT for achieving production efficiency that scales to meet industry supply and cost structure needs,” said Dr. Fang Wang, Vice President and Business Line Manager, Lightwave, MACOM. “For customers transitioning from 10G to 25G wireless fronthaul infrastructure, MACOM can provide the 25G lasers, complementary components and application expertise to help accelerate deployment time and reduce costs.”
MACOM’s industrial temperature-grade 25G lasers are sampling to customers today, with production availability planned for 2019.
MACOM will be showcasing its 25G laser portfolio at the
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