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Microsemi to Demonstrate Leading-Edge Modulator Driver Amplifiers and Timing ICs for Optical Com (2)


17 March 2015

Farhad Mafie
VP Worldwide Product Marketing

Microsemi to Demonstrate Leading-Edge Modulator Driver Amplifiers and Timing ICs for Optical Communication Networks at OFC 2015

Exhibition for Electronic Components and Systems Takes Place March 24-26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center

WHAT:                 Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, will be participating in the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC). In booth # 2524, Microsemi will be showcasing its leading-edge 100G/400G coherent modulator drivers for long-haul, metro, and datacenters optical transceivers and ultra-low jitter single-chip timing IC solutions for OTN applications.
Live Demo:
§  Modulator driver amplifier, OA3HVQDSL2, quad channel, 32 Gb/s, 17 dB gain, 400G DP-16-QAM, 4.5 Vpp output, differential input, single-ended output, linear operation for metro/regional applications
Static Demos:
Core Network Solutions:
§  Modulator driver amplifier, OA3HVQDSL, quad channel, 32 Gb/s, 30 dB gain, 100G DP-QPSK, 8 Vpp output, 400G DP-16-QAM, 6 Vpp output, limiting or linear operation for long-haul applications
100G Ethernet Solutions:
§  EA modulator driver amplifier, OA3SSQL, quad channel, 25 to 28 Gb/s, 15 dB gain, limiting 3 Vpp output, limiting operation for datacom applications and usable in linear applications
CFP/CFP2 Solutions:
§  Modulator driver amplifier, OA3HMQDDL, quad channel, 32 Gb/s, 26 dB gain, 100G DP-QPSK, 5.5 Vpp output, 400G DP-16-QAM, 3.5 Vpp output, limiting or linear operation, metro/regional applications
§  Modulator driver amplifier, OA3MMQDSL, quad channel, 32 Gb/s, 26 dB gain, 100G DP-QPSK, 4 Vpp output, 400G DP-16-QAM, 3.5 Vpp output, limiting or linear operation metro/regional applications
100G OTN Timing Solution:
§  Output clock translator, ZL30169, three-input/three-output clock translator, ultra small 5x 5 mm package, programmable bandwidth 14hz to 500Hz, hitless reference switching, digitally controlled phase adjustment, automatic self-configuration at power-up from internal EEPROM, SPI or I2C processor interface
§  Typical applications: telecom OTN and FEC frequency conversion
In addition, the company will host meetings throughout the duration of the conference.
WHY:                    OFC attendees can explore the Microsemi’s highly differentiated semiconductor ICs and system solutions for their new designs. Microsemi is presenting its unique optical solutions that provide high speed analog integrated circuits for 40G, 100G, and 400G optical communication markets and industry leading 100G/400G coherent modulator drivers for optical transceivers.
WHO:                   OFC attracts the biggest names in the field, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides insights and inspiration on the major trends and technology advances affecting the industry.
WHEN:                 Microsemi will be on the conference exhibition floor for the duration of the conference, March 24 - 26, 2015.
WHERE:               Microsemi will be located at booth # 2524. For more information about Microsemi’s involvement with OFC, or to schedule an on-site meeting at the event, contact Andreas Coucopoulos at
About Microsemi
Microsemi Corporation offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense and security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, setting the world's standard for time; voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 3,400 employees globally. Learn more at
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